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This study looks at two (2) types of surgical treatments and hopes to answer the question, "which is the best way to surgically treat a distal femur fracture?" Both procedures being studied are standard of care (used routinely) and use FDA approved devices. All medical and surgical treatment will be the same for participants as non-participants.
The study is a randomized controlled multicenter trial in which individuals sustaining a fracture of the supracondylar (metaphyseal) region of the distal femur will be operatively managed by one of two strategies. The first strategy involves fixation of the fracture with a reamed, interlocking intramedullary nail (Nail Group). The second treatment strategy involves open reduction and internal fixation of the fracture with a locking periarticular plate (Plate Group). The null hypothesis of the study is that there will be no difference in the two groups with respect to the primary and secondary outcome measures. To the degree possible, patients in the two groups will receive post-operative care according to the same standards and protocols.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
reamed, interlocking intramedullary nail, locking periarticular plate
University of California - Davis
Boston Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:30:16-0400
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