This study will assess patients with Dupuytren’s Disease in two settings: those who have early stages of the disease, and those who have progressive flexion contractures. It is the first trial of its kind and aims to assess safety and efficacy in the use of radiotherapy in both settings.
To be considered for this study you must meet the following criteria:
This is a randomised study and your participation in this study would be approximately 5 years.
Patients randomized to the treatment arm will receive 10 fractions of radiotherapy (treatment arm)
Patients randomized to the observation arm will be followed up with their hand therapist as per standard of care.
You will be required to attend clinic visit approximately every 6-12 months and be required to complete Quality of life questionnaires throughout the study
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Contact information provided below for radiation oncologists who have treated for Dupuytren's Contracture or Ledderhose . Comments or opinions expressed here or on DART are not intended to diagnose or prevent disease. Advice or comments should not be relied upon unless confirmed by your treating physician. No doctor-patient relationship is intended and members are advised to consult their doctors for medical advice. No representation is made about the quality or professional competency of the listed doctors. This listing is compiled from referrals of DART members and is provided as a place for you to begin your own research. If you find the contact info outdated or in error, please comment on DART where it can be corrected. You might also google the doctor or clinic to find updated contact information. Many of these doctors also practice at secondary locations that may be closer to you. Check their website. In addition to their clinical practice, many of these radoncs are also on the faculty of local medical schools where they teach radiation oncology. If you have doctor or clinic information not listed below, please share with DART so it can be made available to others looking for treatment in that location. some photos from dupuytrens.org Thank you.
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