Management of Bone Defects Around the Elbow
Bone defects of the distal humerus require complex reconstructions, for which standard prostheses may be insufficient. The researchers therefore investigated the clinical and radiological outcome of elbow reconstructions by megaprostheses.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Modular Prosthetic Reconstruction of Major Bone Defects of the Distal Humerus.|
- Patient Survival [ Time Frame: 20 Years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Prosthetic Survival [ Time Frame: 20 Years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||December 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||January 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients with major bone defects around the elbow.
Modular prosthetic replacement of the humerus and elbow.
Type of prosthesis:
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00873145
|Medical University of Vienna Department of Orthopaedics|
|Vienna, Austria, 1090|