Mini Tight Rope

MiniTightRope Suspensionplasty Compared with Ligamentous Reconstruction Tendon Interposition for the Treatment of Basilar Thumb Arthritis. A Randomized Clinical Trial

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 15.035.03

    Principal Investigator: Brett James Lewellyn, MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Secondary Protocol No: MiniTightRope VS LRTI

    Treatment: Surgery

    Applicable Disease Sites: hand/wrist

    Therapies Involved: Randomized Ligament Reconstruction tendon interposition (LRTI), one-suture mini tightrope suspensionplasty or two-suture mini tightrope suspensionplasty

    ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02591368

  • Objective

    To compare functional outcomes and patient satisfaction for subjects undergoing traditional Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition (LRTI) versus various methods of mini tightrope suspensionplasty for treatment of basilar joint arthritis.

  • Key Eligibility

    Inclusion Criteria:
    Patients included in the study will be both male and female patients 18 years of age and older who present with radiographically diagnosed Stage II-IV basilar thumb arthritis as described by the Eaton and Littler classification system on either the right or left hand.