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Efficacy of Ultrasound in Evaluating Occult Fractures

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00367848
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 23, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Fractures, Occult

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
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.
Study Start Date : November 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fractures
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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

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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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00367848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SIM001- HMO-CTIL
First Posted: August 23, 2006    Key Record Dates
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