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Evaluation of Cork Splint Materials Instead of Plaster Splint for Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00285961
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent

Brief Summary:
This is an evaluation of the functionality and added value of cork splint materials instead of a plaster splint for children (3-11 years old).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Wrist Fractures Forearm Fractures Elbow Fractures Ankle Fractures Foot Fractures Wounds and Injuries Device: Cork splint materials (instead of plaster splint) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Cork Splint Materials Instead of Plaster Splint for Children
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2004



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Functionality
  2. Added value


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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fractures of the wrist, forearm, elbow, ankle, foot
  • Distortions of the wrist, elbow, ankle
  • Wounds without tendon injuries

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Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00285961     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003/364
First Posted: February 2, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Ghent:
Fractures of the wrist, forearm, elbow, ankle, foot
Distortions of the wrist, elbow, ankle
Wounds without tendon injuries

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Ankle Fractures
Wounds and Injuries