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Dislocated Stable Distal Both-Bone Forearm Fractures in Children

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2006 by Colaris, Joost, M.D..
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Colaris, Joost, M.D. Identifier:
First received: November 8, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2006
History: No changes posted

November 8, 2006
November 8, 2006
January 2006
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re-operations/ re-dislocations
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • pronation and supination
  • complications, function, esthetics, complains in daily living, X-rays
Same as current
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Dislocated Stable Distal Both-Bone Forearm Fractures in Children
Treatment of Stable Dislocated Both-Bone Distal Forearm Fractures in Children: A Randomized Trial Between Treatment With en Without Kirschner-Wires

We create a randomized clinical trial between treatment with and without Kirschner wire fixation of a stable dislocated distal both-bone forearm fracture.

children who arrive at the emergency unit with a dislocated both-bone distal forearm fracture will be asked to join the trial.

After informed consent, a randomization between 2 kinds of treatment will be done: K-wire fixation or no K-wire fixation of the fracture after a stable reposition.

Outpatient clinic visits till a follow-up of 6 months. During these visits we will investigate: the number of re-dislocations, re-operations, consolidation and dislocation on X-ray, function of both arms, complains in daily living and complications.

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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Fracture
  • Forearm
  • Distal
  • Child
  • Treatment
Procedure: Kirschner-wires or not
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • both-bone forearm fracture
  • distal
  • dislocated
  • stable after reposition
  • age < 16 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • fracture older than 1 week
  • no informed consent
  • refracture
  • open fracture (Gustillo 2 and 3)
  • both fractures of type torus
up to 15 Years
Contact: joost w colaris, drs 0031642220265
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Colaris, Joost, M.D.
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Principal Investigator: joost w colaris, drs
Colaris, Joost, M.D.
November 2006

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