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Comparison of the Results of Treatment by Gamma Nail Versus Dynamic Hip Screw for Unstable Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2010 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 10, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2010
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Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
The study hypothesis is the the results of the use of Gamma nail will be superior to the use of Dynamic hip screw for unstable intertrochantric hip fracture.

Condition Intervention
Intertrochanteric Fractures of the Hip Device: gamma nail stryker

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • hip function score [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    at the last clinical visit (1 year) the patient will perform hip score testing and record.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • x-ray, surgical outcome [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    in the last clincial visit x ray finding will be record and the overall surgical outcome (infection, bleeding etc.) will be record

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: November 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Gamma nail, fracture stabilization, better walking Device: gamma nail stryker
for acute unstable pertrochantric fractures the subjects will be treated randomaly with either Gamma nail device Vs Dynamic hip screw


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients diagozied with acute intertrochantric unstable fracture
  • a minimum minimental score of 6
  • ability to walk 500 meters indepedently

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pathological fracture
  • multiple fractures
  • neurological conditions
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01238068

Contact: ortal segal, MD 972-52-60172 ortal_San@yahoo.com

Tel Aviv Medical center Not yet recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel
Contact: ortal sgal, MD       ortal_San@yahoo.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: ortal segal, TASMC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01238068     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TAMSC-10-OS-10-357-CTIL
First Submitted: October 26, 2010
First Posted: November 10, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Hip Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Femoral Fractures
Hip Injuries
Leg Injuries