Treatment of Stable Both-Bone Midshaft Forearm Fractures in Children
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Device: above or below elbow cast for the last 3 weeks of treatment
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Treatment of Stable Both-Bone Midshaft Forearm Fractures in Children: A Randomized Trial Between Treatment With Above Elbow Cast and a Combination of Above- and Below Elbow Armcast.|
- pronation and supination
- complications, function, esthetics, complains in daily living, X-rays
|Study Start Date:||January 2006|
children who arrive at the emergency unit with a stable both-bone midshaft forearm fracture will be asked to join the trial.
If the fracture will be stable during reposition in the operating room, a randomization between 2 kinds of plaster treatment will be done.
Outpatient clinic visits till a follow-up of 6 months. During these visits we will investigate: consolidation and dislocation on X-ray, function of both arms, complains in daily living and complications.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00398242
|HAGA, location Juliana Children's Hospital|
|Den Haag, Zuid Holland, Netherlands|
|Erasmus Medical Centre location Sophia Children's hospital|
|Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, Netherlands|
|Principal Investigator:||Joost W Colaris, Drs|