Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
18/02/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Jeremy Field

ORCID ID

Contact details

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedics
Cheltenham General Hospital
Sandford Road
Cheltenham
GL53 7AN
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0106149420

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Which is the best surgical treatment of carpometacarpal osteoarthritis of the thumb?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Osteoarthritis of the thumb

Intervention

1. Trapeziectomy
2. Trapeziectomy and flexor carpi radialis suspension

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Patient satisfaction and range of movement

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

02/04/1998

Overall trial end date

31/12/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

60 patients with types III and IV osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

02/04/1998

Recruitment end date

31/12/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
Cheltenham
GL53 7AN
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Gloucestershire Research and Development Consortium (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17399871

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Field J, Buchanan D, To suspend or not to suspend: a randomised single blind trial of simple trapeziectomy versus trapeziectomy and flexor carpi radialis suspension., J Hand Surg Eur Vol, 2007, 32, 4, 462-466, doi: 10.1016/j.jhsb.2007.02.005.

Additional files

Editorial Notes