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Table 1 SPIRIT SUR study schedule

From: Study of Medical Ultrasound for Rhizarthrosis (SUR): study protocol for a randomized controlled single-center pilot-trial

Visit -1
Screening
0
Baseline
Start intervention
1
End of intervention
2
Follow-Up
3
Follow-Up
4
Final follow-up visit
Week −12 (max) 1 9 13 17 33
Informed consent x      
Demographics x      
Inclusion / exclusion criteria x x x x x x
Case history x      
Medication x x x x x x
DASH   x x x x x
SF-36   x x x x x
VAS pain   x x x x x
Key pinch force   x x x x x
Goniometry   x x x x x
MHT   x x    
TUS   x x    
MHT + TUS   x x    
Physical examination x     x  
AE / SAE query   x x x x x
  1. AE adverse event, DASH Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand, MHT multimodal hand therapy, SAE serious adverse event, SF-36 Short Form 36, SPIRIT Standard Protocol Items: Recommendations for Interventional Trials, SUR Study of Medical Ultrasound for Rhizarthrosis, TUS therapeutic ultrasound, VAS visual analogue scale