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Birmingham, Alabama 35294


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to compare patient functional outcomes for surgical fixation of calcaneus fractures with and without tricortical iliac crest bone grafting


Study summary:

This study was designed as a randomized, prospective evaluation of patients who have sustained an intra-articular calcaneus fracture that requires open reduction with internal fixation as the preferred method of treatment. Patients who desire to participate in this study will be randomized into one of two groups. Group A will be made up of patients that undergo open reduction with internal fixation and Tricortical iliac crest bone grafting. Group B will consist of patients that undergo open reduction with internal fixation without bone grafting. All other surgical techniques and management of the fracture and patient will remain unchanged.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - intra-articular calcaneus fractures requiring open reduction and internal fixation - Adult patient (19 years or older) - Mental capacity to comply with post-operative regimen, evaluation and data collection Exclusion Criteria: - non-operative fractures for primary or secondary reasons - prior surgery to the hindfoot of the involved lower extremity - inability to comply with post-operative regimen, evaluation and data collection - inability or unwillingness to give informed consent


NCT ID:

NCT00582686


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Rena L Stewart, MD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Birmingham, Alabama 35294
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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