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Functional Review of Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01278251
First Posted: January 17, 2011
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2011
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Information provided by:
West Penn Allegheny Health System
  Purpose
This study seeks to test the hypothesis that endobutton repair of the ruptured distal biceps successfully restores elbow function.

Condition Intervention
Distal Biceps Ruptures Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

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

Further study details as provided by West Penn Allegheny Health System:

Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Endobutton Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

  Eligibility

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

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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01278251


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

Responsible Party: Allegheny General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01278251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RC-4556
First Submitted: January 14, 2011
First Posted: January 17, 2011
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rupture
Wounds and Injuries