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Evaluation of the Change in Length of the Leg in Children After Treatment of Femur Fractures.

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : July 21, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2014
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Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Femur fractures are a common injury in the Pediatric population. Despite their high incidence little do we know about the long term implications on the bones' length. Our main goal is to clarify this obscure issue by assessing the femoral and tibial length as determined by the fractures, measuring techniques and treatment modalities

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the Change in Length of the Femur and Tibia in Children After Treatment of Femur Fractures With External Fixators, Plaster of Paris or Internal Fixation
Study Start Date : October 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
children that sufferinf from LLD

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males between the ages 0-16.
  • Females between the ages 0-14.
  • Signed Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A refusal by the patient or his legal guardian to continue the follow-up with the
  • Pediatric Orthopedic clinic, or to have the CT scanograms.
  • Patients with severe contractures in the lower extremities
  • Patients with multiple lower extremity fractures
  • Pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00355420

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Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Ron Lamdan, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Chair: Shlomo Porat, Prof. Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Director: Naum Simanovski, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00355420    
Other Study ID Numbers: LLD01-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: July 21, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2014
Last Verified: March 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fractures, Bone
Femoral Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Leg Injuries