Patient Positioning For Hand, Wrist, & Elbow Surgery: Stretcher Versus Or Table, A Randomized Controlled Trial

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Krol, David; Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.843.5390 ; 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 17.048.05

    Protocol Abbrev: PATIENT POSITIONING

    Principal Investigator: Brett James Lewellyn, MD

    Sub Investigators: Gibson, Mary Elizabeth MD

    Age Group: Adult


    Applicable Disease Sites: Upper extremity

    Therapies Involved: Procedural

  • Objective

    The primary objective is to determine if there is any difference with regard to complication rate for performing surgery on an OR table vs performing surgery on a stretcher with a hand table. Outcome measures will include any complications recorded by patient postoperative questionnaires.

  • Key Eligibility

    The study population will include adult patients scheduled for surgery to be done by the principal investigator for any surgical procedure of the upper extremity from the fingertip to the middle portion of the arm above the elbow and who have consented to the study.