Study to Investigate the Added Value of a Rehabilitation Brace in the Treatment at Home After a Fracture of the Ankle

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: January 30, 2006
Last updated: May 18, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
Comparison between immobilisation by a plaster and a rehabilitation brace for the treatment of a fracture of the ankle

Condition Intervention
Fracture of the Ankle
Device: Use of a rehabilitation brace instead of a plaster

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study to Investigate the Added Value of a Rehabilitation Brace in the Treatment at Home After a Fracture of the Ankle

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mobility of the ankle [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fracture of the ankle

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00284349

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Hospital Ghent Identifier: NCT00284349     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005/043
Study First Received: January 30, 2006
Last Updated: May 18, 2009
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on November 27, 2015