MiniTightRope Suspensionplasty Compared with Ligamentous Reconstruction Tendon Interposition for the Treatment of Basilar Thumb Arthritis. A Randomized Clinical Trial
Clinical Trial Information
Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula
Trial Phone: 321.841.3867
IRB No: 15.035.03
Protocol Abbrev: Mini Tight rope
Principal Investigator: Brett James Lewellyn, MD
Age Group: Adult
Secondary Protocol No: MiniTightRope VS LRTI
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
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.
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.