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Lateral Versus Anterior Spanning External Fixator for Tibial Plateau Fractures

This study has been terminated.
(Extremely low enrollment and very little follow-up for meaningful data)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00610701
First Posted: February 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Brett Crist, University of Missouri-Columbia
Results First Submitted: April 10, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Fractures, Closed
Interventions: Device: Anterior pin placement
Device: Lateral pin placement

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
1 Anterior

Anterior

Anterior pin placement: Anteriorly-placed (front of the leg) femoral external fixator pins

2 Lateral

Lateral

Lateral pin placement: Laterally-placed (side of the leg) femoral external fixator pind


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    1 Anterior   2 Lateral
STARTED   15   20 
COMPLETED   5   9 
NOT COMPLETED   10   11 



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
initially based on power analysis for anticipated quad strength data, final numbers based on those completing study in each group

Reporting Groups
  Description
1-anterior Pin Placement

Anterior

Anterior pin placement: Anteriorly-placed (front of the leg) femoral external fixator pins

2-lateral Pin Placement

Lateral

Lateral pin placement: Laterally-placed (side of the leg) femoral external fixator pind

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   1-anterior Pin Placement   2-lateral Pin Placement   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 5   9   14 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
<=18 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      5 100.0%      9 100.0%      14 100.0% 
>=65 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      2  40.0%      5  55.6%      7  50.0% 
Male      3  60.0%      4  44.4%      7  50.0% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   5   9   14 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Quadriceps Strength   [ Time Frame: (admission, 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months) 1 year ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Brett D. Crist, MD
Organization: University of Missouri
phone: 5738826562
e-mail: cristb@health.missouri.edu



Responsible Party: Brett Crist, University of Missouri-Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00610701     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB 1059937
First Submitted: January 25, 2008
First Posted: February 8, 2008
Results First Submitted: April 10, 2014
Results First Posted: September 10, 2014
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2017