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Acute Nerve Decompression Versus Non-operative Treatment for Peroneal Nerve Palsy Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02856958
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (No participants enrolled)
First Posted : August 5, 2016
Last Update Posted : April 11, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rush University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare acute nerve decompression versus nonoperative treatment in the management of peroneal nerve palsy after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We hypothesize that acute nerve decompression patients will have better long-term outcomes to patients treated non-operatively for peroneal nerve palsies after TKA.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Peroneal Palsy (Foot Drop) Procedure: Nerve decompression Other: Non-operative Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : July 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Paralysis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Operative
Peroneal nerve decompression
Procedure: Nerve decompression
Active Comparator: Non-operative
Physical therapy
Other: Non-operative
Physical therapy




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Dorsiflexion strength [ Time Frame: within 3 months from surgery ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient presenting with peroneal palsy (< 3/5 dorsiflexion) within 3-weeks after primary TKA

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient's with pre-existing peroneal palsy

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Locations
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United States, Illinois
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rush University Medical Center
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: John J Fernandez, MD Rush University Medical Center

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Responsible Party: Rush University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02856958     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16041403
First Posted: August 5, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 11, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Peroneal Neuropathies
Mononeuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases