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The Influence of the Ribs on the Gravity of Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01544933
First Posted: March 6, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Universidade de Passo Fundo
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to analyse the anatomic influence of the ribs related to the incidence and severity of burst spine fractures.

Condition
Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Influence of the Ribs on the Gravity of Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures

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Further study details as provided by Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Universidade de Passo Fundo:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • residual kyphosis [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    measurement of residual kyphosis by x-ray


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • vertebral canal narrowing [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    vertebral canal narrowing in CT


Enrollment: 2
Study Start Date: February 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
burst fractures in vertebrae with true ribs
between T1 and T10
burst fractures in vertebrae with floating ribs
between T11 and T12

Detailed Description:
To analyse the anatomic influence of the ribs related to the incidence and severity of burst spine fractures, with the measurements of kyphosis, vertebral collapse and vertebral canal narrowing
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 79 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with burst fractures of the thoracic spine treated by the Hospital Ortopedico de Passo Fundo
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • burst fractures in thoracic spine

Exclusion Criteria:

  • fractures that were not burst fractures in thoracic spine
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01544933


Locations
Brazil
Rodrigo Tisot
Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil, 99010-121
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade de Passo Fundo
Investigators
Study Director: Rodrigo A Tisot, Dr Hospital Ortopedico de Passo Fundo
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Principal investigator, Universidade de Passo Fundo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01544933     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: rtisot01
First Submitted: February 22, 2012
First Posted: March 6, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2012
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Universidade de Passo Fundo:
spinal fractures
Thoracic vertebrae
spinal canal
kyphosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Spinal Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Back Injuries