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This post-market clinical study is being done to evaluate the use of the NovaLign™ Intramedullary Fixation System in the treatment of humeral fractures.
This is an observational, prospective, nonrandomized open label, post-market clinical study, designed to evaluate the use a flexible intramedullary fixation device used in the treatment of fractures of the humerus. This is a multicentre trial.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
NovaLign Intramedullary Fixation System
Denver Health Medical Center
NovaLign Orthopaedics, Inc
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:37-0400
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The use of nails that are inserted into bone cavities in order to keep fractured bones together.
Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.
The use of internal devices (metal plates, nails, rods, etc.) to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment.
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