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Treatment of Pelvic Ring Fractures in the Elderly

2015-10-29 14:53:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Pelvic ring fractures in the elderly are associated with high morbidity during standard conservative treatment due to immobility. Furthermore the risk of long term dependence even after the fracture has united is high. In analogy to the treatment of hip fractures in a similar patient population, patients might benefit from surgical treatment due to a reduction in pain and early mobilization.

Description

Comparison of surgical vs conservative treatment with respect to mobility, pain, morbidity and mortality.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Pelvic Pain

Intervention

experimental intervention surgery, control intervention

Location

University Hospital Basel
Basel
Basel-Stadt
Switzerland
4021

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-29T14:53:24-0400

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