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Innervated Sensory Cross-Finger Flap (ISCF)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01019811
First Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2009
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Information provided by:
The Second Hospital of Tangshan
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to introduce a new operative technique for reconstruction of fingertip degloving injury.

Condition Intervention
Transplantation Procedure: The innervated sensory cross-finger flap

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Innervated Sensory Cross-finger Flap Based on the Dorsal Branch Artery for Reconstruction of Fingertip Degloving Injury

Further study details as provided by The Second Hospital of Tangshan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • static 2-point discrimination test and the range of motion are used for evaluation of outcomes [ Time Frame: at least 4 months ]

Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: May 2001
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: The innervated sensory cross-finger flap
    The innervated sensory cross-finger flap is a modified method for repair fingertip degloving injury
Detailed Description:
Incidence of fingertip degloving injury is common and can result in functional morbidity. A cross-finger flap based on the dorsal branch artery (DBA) including sensory nerve is a useful reconstructive technique.In our modification, the innervated sensory flap is vascularized by the DBA, both its pedicle is narrow and its coverage is extended, the projecting tip of exposed distal phalanx of adjacent digits therefore can be wrapped.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 59 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • the fingertip degloving injury including the thumb;
  • age between 12 and 59 years;
  • no life-threatening associated injuries.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age greater than 60 years;
  • smoking;
  • Dupuytren's contracture;
  • peripheral arterial disease and other vascular disorders.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01019811


Locations
China, Hebei
The Second Hospital of Tangshan
Tangshan, Hebei, China, 063000
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Second Hospital of Tangshan
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dequn Liu, The Second Hospital of Tangshan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01019811     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STS-5xb-86
First Submitted: November 20, 2009
First Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by The Second Hospital of Tangshan:
Cross-finger flap
finger injuries
fingertip reconstruction
proper digital artery
proper digital nerve.