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Efficacy of Ultrasound in Evaluating Occult Fractures

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00367848
First Posted: August 23, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2008
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Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose
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.

Condition
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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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00367848


Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Naum Simanovski, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Chair: Natalia Simanovski, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00367848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SIM001- HMO-CTIL
First Submitted: August 22, 2006
First Posted: August 23, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

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

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