Evaluation of Cork Splint Materials Instead of Plaster Splint for Children

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00285961
First received: February 1, 2006
Last updated: May 11, 2009
Last verified: February 2009
  Purpose

This is an evaluation of the functionality and added value of cork splint materials instead of a plaster splint for children (3-11 years old).


Condition Intervention
Wrist Fractures
Forearm Fractures
Elbow Fractures
Ankle Fractures
Foot Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Device: Cork splint materials (instead of plaster splint)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Cork Splint Materials Instead of Plaster Splint for Children

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Functionality
  • Added value

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Completion Date: April 2004
Primary Completion Date: April 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fractures of the wrist, forearm, elbow, ankle, foot
  • Distortions of the wrist, elbow, ankle
  • Wounds without tendon injuries
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Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00285961     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003/364
Study First Received: February 1, 2006
Last Updated: May 11, 2009
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Ghent:
Fractures of the wrist, forearm, elbow, ankle, foot
Distortions of the wrist, elbow, ankle
Wounds without tendon injuries

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries
Ankle Fractures

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 26, 2014