Ankle Fracture Treatment in the Elderly
The purpose of this study is to track surgical outcomes and post-operative course in patients 55 years of age or older treated for ankle fractures.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Ankle Fracture Treatment in the Elderly, at Risk Population|
- Status of Fracture Union [ Time Frame: Post-operatively until documentation of fracture healing, assessed up to seven months following surgery. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Retrospective records review tracking ankle fractures post-operatively until fracture heals.
- Post-operative Complications [ Time Frame: Post-operatively until documentation that complications resolved, assessed up to seven months following surgery. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Retrospective record review tracking complications post-operatively until resolved.
|Study Start Date:||March 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||March 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients aged 55 years at time of surgery undergoing treatment for ankle fractures.
Other: Fracture union
Retrospective records review post-operatively until fracture resolved.
This study seeks to describe and track surgical outcomes associated with the use of a minimally invasive surgical technique used to treat ankle fractures in at-risk patients 55 years of age or older
|United States, Florida|
|UF&Shands Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32607|
|Principal Investigator:||Kalia K Sadasivan, M.D.||University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation|