Functional Review of Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2011
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West Penn Allegheny Health System

Brief Summary:
This study seeks to test the hypothesis that endobutton repair of the ruptured distal biceps successfully restores elbow function.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Distal Biceps Ruptures Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Endobutton Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who have received primary distal biceps repair by Dr. Schmidt.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • primary distal biceps repair with endobutton
  • at least two years from date of surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any ipsilateral wrist, forearm, or elbow condition
  • any contraindication to having an MRI

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01278251

United States, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Imaging of McCandless
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15237
Sponsors and Collaborators
West Penn Allegheny Health System

Responsible Party: Allegheny General Hospital Identifier: NCT01278251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RC-4556
First Posted: January 17, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries