Cast Immobilization for Non-Displaced Scaphoid Fractures
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||non-displaced scaphoid fractures|
|Sponsor||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Start date||July 2007|
|End date||January 2012|
|Trial size||60 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00916539, 2006P-001424, IRB 2006p001424|
This trial is trying to understand if immobilization of the thumb after a non-displaced scaphoid fracture affects recovery. The standard of care overseas is a cast that allows for free movement of the thumb, and in the United States it is a cast that immobilizes the thumb. This study is attempting to understand if there is a difference.
Cast that immobilizes the thumb
Cast that does not immobilize the thumb
DASH questionnaire, Gartland and Werley score, Mayo Score, Grip strength, Range of Motion
time frame: 6 months
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: 1. 18 years or older 2. Isolated fracture of the scaphoid 3. No displacement of the scaphoid fracture on CT scan Exclusion Criteria: 1. Associated ipsilateral ligament injury or fracture 2. Pregnant Patient
|Official title||Non-displaced Scaphoid Fractures: A Clinical Trial of Cast Immobilization Including vs. Excluding the Thumb|
|Principal investigator||David C Ring, MD|
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