Operative Versus Conservative Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2007
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September 14, 2005
September 21, 2005
November 19, 2007
December 2003
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  • Time to return to previous activity level
  • Time to return to full work and household duties
Same as current
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Operative Versus Conservative Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures
Comparison of Time to Return to Previous Activity Between Operative Treatment and Cast Immobilization of Complete Fracture of the Middle Part of the Scaphoid Without Dislocation

The aim of this study is to compare the time to return to previous activity

level between operative treatment and non-operative cast immobilization of

patients with an acute complete fracture of the middle part of the scaphoid,

without any dislocation or comminution visible CT-scan.

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Phase 4
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Scaphoid Fracture
Device: Scaphoid screw
Conservative treatment versus application of scaphoid screw
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Pfeiffer BM, Nübling M, Siebert HR, Schädel-Höpfner M. A prospective multi-center cohort study of acute non-displaced fractures of the scaphoid: operative versus non-operative treatment [NCT00205985]. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2006 May 11;7:41.

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April 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mature skeleton
  • Isolated, acute complete fracture of the mid third of the scaphoid

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute fractures of both hands
  • one hand missing
  • other injuries than scaphoid fractures
  • rheumatoid, osteoarthritis or polyarthritis
  • previous soft tissue injuries of the hand
  • drug or alcohol abuse
  • participant in trial during the previous month
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Principal Investigator: Markus Schaedel-Hoepfner, Prof. MD Klinikum der Universitaet Marburg
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November 2007

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