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Hand transplantation - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to understand how hand transplantation can help you with your daily activities compared to before the transplant.
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Hand Transplantation

Who Can Participate in the Study?

- Adults 18 - 60
- One or both limb loss

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study you will:
- Have a hand transplant
- Take the study drug, Nulojix (a drug that is used in other transplants to help stop your body from rejecting the hand)
- Complete follow-up visits for 18 months after the surgery, and at least once a year after surgery
- Get blood drawn
- Have biopsies
- Complete questionnaires
- Have x-rays/CT pictures of your hand

Study Details

Full Title
Immunomodulation to Optimize Vascularized Composite Allograft Integration for Limb Loss Therapy
Principal Investigator
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00056079
NCT: NCT02310867
Phase II
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center