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Monitoring and Treatment of Extremity Trauma for Mass Casualties in Difficult Contexts (SuTra²)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01779011
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 29, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The prospective cohort study, SuTra2, assesses the functional and socio-economic status of patients who were operated on for a severe limb injury resulting in amputation or limb preservation 1 and 2 years after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Condition or disease
Wounds and Injuries Traumatic Amputation

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 305 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Suivi et Traitement du Traumatisme Des Membres en Cas d'Afflux Massif de blessés Dans Les Contextes Difficiles
Study Start Date : January 2011
Primary Completion Date : May 2012
Study Completion Date : May 2012

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Groups and Cohorts

A cohort post amputation
Those patients undergoing either traumatic amputation or surgical amputation of limb
A cohort post limb conserving surgery
Patients whose surgical management involved conservation of their injured limb

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient Satisfaction with Musculoskeletal functional recovery [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Employment status [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients will be recruited by phone from databases issued by:

  • A surgical clinic, The Clinique Lambert (Pétion-Ville, Haiti),
  • Two non-governmental organizations

    • Handicap International (HI)
    • Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC),
  • A local organization l'Union des Jeunes Victimes du Séisme (UJVS)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients, with limb injuries due to the earthquake,
  • Who underwent limb surgery, which ended up in limb amputation or limb conservation.

Exclusion criteria :

  • Limb injury not related to the earthquake
  • No surgery for the limb injury
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01779011

Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alliance for International Medical Action
Lille Economie Management UMR CNRS 8157
National Research Agency, France
Principal Investigator: Marie-Christine Delauche, MD Alliance for International Medical Action
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Alliance for International Medical Action
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01779011     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SuTra² (Suivi et Traitement du
First Posted: January 29, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Amputation, Traumatic