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Diagnostic Accuracy of the Preoperative Clinical Examination in Upper Limb Injuries

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: December 2, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2006
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to determine the accuracy of preoperative clinical examination in penetrating injuries

Condition Intervention Phase
Penetrating Injury in Upper Limb
Other: exploration
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Study of Accuracy of Preoperative Examination in Penetrating Wound

Further study details as provided by Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • number of determined tendon [ Time Frame: 5 min after admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    we evalauted tendon injuries without exploration of wound

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • number of determined injured nerves [ Time Frame: 5 min after admision ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    we evaluated the number of detemined injured nerves without exploration of wound

  • number of damaged arteries [ Time Frame: 5 min after admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    we evaluated the number of detemined injured arteries without exploration of wound

Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
determining damaged tissue Other: exploration
exploration of wound for determining damaged tissue
Other Name: exploration

Detailed Description:

Penetrating injuries is a common cause of severe neurovascular damage, both in adults and children.we evaluated the accuracy of the preoperative clinical examination in depicting lesions caused by penetrating wounds of hands or forearms.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Deep penetrating injury to upper limb

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01253863

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Al-zahra university hospital
Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Study Chair: hamidreza shemshaki, MD research comittee
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. Alireza Yousefy/Associate Professor of Medical Education, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01253863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ASD-1213-7
Study First Received: December 2, 2010
Last Updated: December 2, 2010
Health Authority: Iran: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:
Clinical Examination, Accuracy, Hand, Tendon, Injury.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds, Penetrating
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on November 23, 2014