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Study to Investigate the Added Value of a Rehabilitation Brace in the Treatment at Home After a Fracture of the Ankle

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00284349
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : January 31, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 19, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Comparison between immobilisation by a plaster and a rehabilitation brace for the treatment of a fracture of the ankle

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Fracture of the Ankle Device: Use of a rehabilitation brace instead of a plaster

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study to Investigate the Added Value of a Rehabilitation Brace in the Treatment at Home After a Fracture of the Ankle

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Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mobility of the ankle

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fracture of the ankle

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00284349


Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Hospital Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00284349     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005/043
First Posted: January 31, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries