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The Influence of the Ribs on the Gravity of Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01544933
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 6, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Universidade de Passo Fundo

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to analyse the anatomic influence of the ribs related to the incidence and severity of burst spine fractures.

Condition or disease
Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures

Detailed Description:
To analyse the anatomic influence of the ribs related to the incidence and severity of burst spine fractures, with the measurements of kyphosis, vertebral collapse and vertebral canal narrowing

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Influence of the Ribs on the Gravity of Burst Thoracic Spine Fractures
Study Start Date : February 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2011

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Group/Cohort
burst fractures in vertebrae with true ribs
between T1 and T10
burst fractures in vertebrae with floating ribs
between T11 and T12



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. residual kyphosis [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    measurement of residual kyphosis by x-ray


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. vertebral canal narrowing [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    vertebral canal narrowing in CT



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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 79 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with burst fractures of the thoracic spine treated by the Hospital Ortopedico de Passo Fundo
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • burst fractures in thoracic spine

Exclusion Criteria:

  • fractures that were not burst fractures in thoracic spine

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Locations
Brazil
Rodrigo Tisot
Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil, 99010-121
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade de Passo Fundo
Investigators
Study Director: Rodrigo A Tisot, Dr Hospital Ortopedico de Passo Fundo

Responsible Party: Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Principal investigator, Universidade de Passo Fundo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01544933     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: rtisot01
First Posted: March 6, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2012
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Rodrigo Arnold Tisot, Universidade de Passo Fundo:
spinal fractures
Thoracic vertebrae
spinal canal
kyphosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Spinal Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Back Injuries