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Clavicular Shortening Post-fracture - Does it Change? - a Prospective Study of 70 Patients

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: NCT02089282
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2014 by Holbaek Sygehus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 17, 2014
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2014
Odense University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Holbaek Sygehus

Brief Summary:
In an attempt to answer if clavicular length changes after a fracture e.g. that any shortening becomes worse or better, 70 patients will be followed 3 times over 21 days using a novel ultrasound method.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Stability of Clavicular Fractures Within the First 3 Weeks Device: Ultrasound

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 21 Days
Study Start Date : March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fractures

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Clavicle fractures Device: Ultrasound

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in clavicular length [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    The dynamic testing of clavicular length and when or which fracures that are stabile.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Oxford shoulder score [ Time Frame: 21 days ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Constant score [ Time Frame: 21 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 90 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Clavicular fractures

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients who sustain a displaced medial, mid and lateral clavicle fracture from March 2014 to August 2015 referred from Slagelse and Holbæk emergency departments are eligible. The last patients are seen end of mid-July 2015 given the 21 days of follow up.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients that have bilateral clavicle fractures and/or prior operations involving the clavicle are excluded. Malignant diagnoses are excluded.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02089282

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Holbæk sygehus Recruiting
Holbæk, Vest-sjælland, Denmark, 4300
Contact: Anders Thorsmark Høj, MD    + 45 5948000      
Contact: Anders Thorsmark Høj, MD    +45 59484000   
Principal Investigator: Anders Thorsmark Høj, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Holbaek Sygehus
Odense University Hospital
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Holbaek Sygehus Identifier: NCT02089282    
Other Study ID Numbers: SJ-369
First Posted: March 17, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries