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Surgery Versus Manual Rupture for Dorsal Carpal Ganglion

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University Identifier:
First received: November 17, 2009
Last updated: May 12, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
This study objectives are to compare the efficacy and safety between surgical excision and manual rupture for dorsal carpal ganglion.The participants with dorsal carpal ganglion will be randomized into 2 groups:surgical excision or manual rupture.The patients will be follow-up for at least 1 yr.Telephone interview will be used for outcome assessment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dorsal Carpal Ganglion
Procedure: local excision
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison Between Surgical Excision and Manual Rupture for Dorsal Carpal Ganglion

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Further study details as provided by Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • time to recurrence [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]
  • DASH score [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: local excision
    surgical excision by orthopaedic surgeon under local anesthesia

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with dorsal carpal ganglion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • underlying rheumatic condition
  • bleeding tendency
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01017900

Songklanakarind hospital
Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 90110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Prince of Songkla University
Principal Investigator: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, MD.,Ph.D. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai,Songkhla, Thailand 90110
  More Information

Responsible Party: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Prince of Songkla University Identifier: NCT01017900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 51-041-11-4-2
Study First Received: November 17, 2009
Last Updated: May 12, 2012

Keywords provided by Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University:
manual rupture
dorsal carpal ganglion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ganglion Cysts
Synovial Cyst
Wounds and Injuries
Connective Tissue Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017