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Treatment of Acetabular Fractures in Elderly Patients (ACETA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03929536
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 29, 2019
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Brief Summary:
This retrospective study investigates surgical treatment of acetabular fractures in elderly patients (>60 years of age), either undergoing joint-preserving surgery or joint- replacement. 1 year- outcome with regard to mobility and autonomy is assessed.

Condition or disease
Acetabular Fracture

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Treatment of Acetabular Fractures in Elderly Patients
Actual Study Start Date : March 27, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fractures




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in living arrangements [ Time Frame: at baseline (right after surgery) and 1 year after surgery ]
    preservation of autonomy investigated by assessment of living arrangements: at home (by oneself, with a partner, with professional support), residential home for the elderly with occasional support, nursing home)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of rehospitalisations [ Time Frame: single time point assessment 1 year after surgery ]
    number of rehospitalisations

  2. number of re-surgeries [ Time Frame: single time point assessment 1 year after surgery ]
    number of re-surgeries

  3. mortality [ Time Frame: single time point assessment 1 year after surgery ]
    number of deaths

  4. infections [ Time Frame: single time point assessment 1 year after surgery ]
    number and type of infections

  5. Change in leg length difference [ Time Frame: at baseline (right after surgery) and 1 year after surgery ]
    radiological leg length difference (mm)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with acetabular fracture between 2009 and 2018 treated at the Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery of University Hospital Basel
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • surgical treatment of acetabular fracture between 2009 and 2018

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pathological fractures due to neoplasm or metastasis
  • status after implantation of an endoprosthesis

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03929536


Contacts
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Contact: Franziska Saxer, Dr. med +41 61 265 25 25 Franziska.Saxer@usb.ch
Contact: Sebastian Husi +41 61 265 25 25 sebastian.husi@usb.ch

Locations
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Switzerland
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (DOTS). Recruiting
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
Contact: Franziska Saxer, Dr. med    +41 061 328 62 43    Franziska.saxer@usb.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Franziska Saxer, Dr. med Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03929536     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2019-00520; ch19Saxer2
First Posted: April 29, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 7, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:
hip joint replacement
hip joint preserving surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries