Trial ID or NCT#



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The goal of this study is to collect and describe patient and caregiver reported outcomes regarding surgical and non-surgical treatment for improving hand and arm function in the setting of cervical spinal cord injury. Eligible study participants will be recruited across the 4 sites and the investigators plan to recruit the following groups and numbers of participants: 1. Nerve or tendon transfer recipients: people who have elected to undergo nerve (N=10) or tendon (N=10) transfer surgery to restore some hand and arm function as part of their standard clinical care and their caregiver (N=20) 2. Non-surgical control group: people with cervical SCI (N=20) and their caregiver (N=20)

Official Title

Supporting Patient Decisions About Upper Extremity Surgery in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury (Aim 2)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 80 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


Catherine Curtin
Catherine Curtin
Hand and upper extremity surgeon
Professor of Surgery (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) and, by courtesy, of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Catherine Curtin, MD
(650) 725-7181