Research

Upper Extremity and Hemispherectomy: A Case Study

IRB Number: 29112

Institutional Review Board, Hospital for Special Surgery

November 09, 2009

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Principal Investigator

Michelle G. Carlson, MD

Co-Investigators

Lorene Janowski, Occupational Therapist
Tracy Klein

Summary

This study proposes to review three cases of patients who presented with upper extremity issues, post hemispherectomy, to determine similarities between the patients and the outcomes of subsequent upper extremity surgical procedures.  The patients have already been determined via retrospective chart review.

Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion:
1. Surgically underwent hemispherectomy
2. Present with upper extremity issues
3. Surgically treated by the principle investigator for upper extremity issue
 
Exclusion:
1. Not treated by PI for upper extremity issue post-hemispherectomy.

Contact Information

Tracy Klein
KleinT@hss.edu 
212.774.2727



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