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Optimization of Osteoporosis Management Among Patients Older Than 45 Years Old With Low Energy Fracture. (OPTIPOST)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02060747
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 12, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2017
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph

Brief Summary:

Harrington's metaphorical depiction captures the essence of the problem : "Osteoporosis care of fracture patients has been characterized as the Bermuda Triangle made up of orthopaedists, primary care physicians and osteoporosis experts into which the fracture patient disappears".

The most effective way to achieve this goal is through implementation of coordinator-based post fracture models of care. Exemplar models have been refered to as "Fracture Liaison Service" (United-Kingdom [1-3], Europe [4,5] and Australia [6-8]) "Osteoporosis Coordinator Program" (Canada [9,10]) or "Care Manager Programs" (USA [11,12]).

The objective of this trial is to assess efficacy of a new coordinator-based post-fracture program in the Saint-Joseph Hospital in Paris to improve the management of osteoporosis after fracture thanks to an optimal recommendations practice to reduce the incidence of secondary fractures.

Men and women are included aged over 45 years with fragility wrist and hip fractures.

Evaluation criteria are based on the evidence-based assessment (stratify risk, identify secondary causes of osteoporosis, fracture evaluation), the medication adherence, others prescriptions adherence (osteodensitometry), the incidence of secondary fractures and number of falls.

Number of patients : 200 Duration of the study: 3 years Patients' participation duration: 6 months

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoporosis, Management Care, Fracture Behavioral: Coordinator-based post fracture program Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 480 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Actual Study Start Date : July 1, 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 7, 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2016

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Coordinator-based post fracture program
The intervention arm deals with the intervention of a nurse trained in the management of osteoporosis fractures assisted by a clinical research technician who will manage the logistics and reglementary aspects of the study (patient enrollment, quality and study proceedings).
Behavioral: Coordinator-based post fracture program
No Intervention: standard care

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patient with a correct management care. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

    This outcome is a composite outcome wich differ with each fracture type. It will be assess 6 months after patient inclusion.

    An adequate management care is defined for each fracture as below.

    • For wrist fracture: medical visit at J15, osteodensitometry, therapeutic decision if necessary (if not, reasons have to be precised in medical sheet).
    • For hip fracture: osteodensitometry if necessary, therapeutic (chronic care) decision if necessary (if not, reasons have to be precised in medical sheet).

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient adherence to their osteoporosis medication (Morisky composite score) and exploration (osteodensitometry). [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Number of rehospitalisation for fracture. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. Number of falls over 6 months post-inclusion. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women over 45 years
  • Fragility wrist and hip fractures
  • Volunteer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Public route accident
  • Emergency illness associated
  • Short life expectancy
  • Not volunteer
  • Bedridden patient

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02060747

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Groupe hospitalier Paris Saint-Joseph
Paris, France, 75014
Sponsors and Collaborators
Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
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Responsible Party: Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint Joseph Identifier: NCT02060747    
Other Study ID Numbers: OPTIPOST
First Posted: February 12, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Verified: December 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases