Cortical Organization in Allogeneic Transplants or Heterotopic Hand Replants
Recruitment status was Recruiting
The investigators hope to gain insights into the functional organization of the human cerebral cortex in response to upper limb amputation and surgical interventions including hand replantation and hand transplantation.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Cortical Organization in Allogeneic Transplants or Heterotopic Hand Replants|
- Ultrasound Biomicroscopy [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]We will scan the cross section of the medial nerve at the pisiform bone level to determine the level of CTS with Ultrasound Biomicroscopy machine. This device is not approved for clinical decisions, only used for research purposes.
- Grip Strength [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Pinch Strength [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- DASH Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Subjects will complete the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire.
|Study Start Date:||March 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||March 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Hand Transplant Patients
These will be subjects who have undergone a hand transplant.
Hand Replant Patients
These will be patients who have undergone a hand replant procedure.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01618682
|Contact: Christina L Kaufman, PhDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Brenda Blair, RN, MSNemail@example.com|
|United States, Kentucky|
|Christine M. Kleinert Insitute of Hand and Microsurgery||Recruiting|
|Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202|
|Contact: Christina L Kaufman, PhD 502-562-0390 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Ross D Gibson, BA 502-562-0307 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Christina L Kaufman, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Christina L Kaufman, PhD||Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery|