Challenges of Hip Fracture Care in Developing Countries. Experience at a Level 3 Center in Panama
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03130673|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 26, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2019
|Condition or disease|
Hip fractures are a major public health concern due to increasing ageing of the population, rising costs and associated morbidity and mortality. The problem is more serious in developing countries, because of limited economic and technical resources available. The aim of the following study is to analyze the epidemiology and early treatment results of hip fracture patients treated in our unit.
This study will be done at the Hospital Rafael Hernandez Regional Hospital, a third level facility located in the province of Chiriqui, Republic of Panama. It is a retrospective observational study.
For this the study will use the hospital records, including imaging studies were reviewed, including the Singh Index, and all relevant data will be analyzed with SPSS 21 software.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||104 participants|
|Official Title:||Hip Fracture Epidemiology at Hospital Regional Rafael Hernandez. September 2014 to March 2015.|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 1, 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 30, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 31, 2017|
fracture of proximal femur
- Anatomical classified action of the Fracture [ Time Frame: 6 months ]kind of proximal femoral fracture as sub trochanteric, intertrochanteric or subcapital
- Sex [ Time Frame: 6 months ]male or female
- Age [ Time Frame: 6 months ]years old of the patient when he or she has the fracture
- Comorbidities [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Diseases of the patient (diabetes, hight blood pressure, others)
- Energy of Trauma [ Time Frame: 6 months ]IF it was high energy or low energy trauma
- Average length of stay [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Time frame that the patient stayed at the hospital
- Osteoporosis [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Severe, mild, light
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03130673
|Panama Children Hospital|
|Panama, Panama, 0823|
|Principal Investigator:||Arizt De Leon, MD||orthopaedic surgeon|