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Efficacy of Ultrasound in Evaluating Occult Fractures

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Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: August 22, 2006
Last updated: May 19, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
The purpose of the study is to examine the efficacy and accuracy of Ultrasound in evaluating occult fractures. We want to examine it on children that suffer from suspected fractures of the foot and ankle and the results of the x-ray are either negative or inconclusive.

Fractures, Occult

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Efficacy of Ultrasound in Evaluating Fractures in the Ankle and Foot in Children When the X-Ray Does Not Demonstrate Fractures.

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Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 15 Years   (Child)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • boys and girls aged <=15 years
  • suspected fracture of the wrist or ankle (no later than one week after the injury)
  • negative or inconclusive x-ray

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unwillingness to sign informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00367848

Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Naum Simanovski, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Chair: Natalia Simanovski, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information Identifier: NCT00367848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SIM001- HMO-CTIL 
Study First Received: August 22, 2006
Last Updated: May 19, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
suspected fractures in the ankle and wrist

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Fractures, Closed
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on October 21, 2016