Fracture Evaluated in Emergency Room by Ultra Sound (FREEUS)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2012 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus Identifier:
First received: February 18, 2010
Last updated: September 12, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
The purpose of this study is to compare fracture diagnostic, conventional x-ray versus ultrasound.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Fracture Evaluated in Emergency Room by Ultra Sound

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Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
ultrasound wrist
ultrasound finger
ultrasound ankle

Detailed Description:
to compare fracture diagnostic, conventional x-ray versus ultrasound in an emergency room department.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients in emergency room

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recent trauma to the wrist, ankle or fingers
  • clinical exam by ER staff and x-ray indication.
  • informed concent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • open fracture
  • wounds
  • unstable fractures requiring cast immobilisation before x-ray
  • multi traumatised patients
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01071733

Contact: Thøger P Krogh, MD 86125863

Aarhus University Hospital Emergency Dep. Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Principal Investigator: Thøger P Krogh, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jeppe Lange, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Study Director: Mogens P Jensen, phd, md Dep. of Reumatology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Aarhus Identifier: NCT01071733     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FREEUS 
Study First Received: February 18, 2010
Last Updated: September 12, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on April 27, 2016