Antegrade vs Retrograde IMN

Antegrade Vs Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing Of Femoral Shaft Fractures

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 15.056.05

    Principal Investigator: Kenneth J Koval, MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Secondary Protocol No: Femoral shaft

    Treatment: Surgery

    Applicable Disease Sites: Femoral Shaft

    Therapies Involved: Observational study

  • Objective

    To determine if antegrade femoral intramedullary nailing is a risk factor for femoral over lengthening and to determine if retrograde femoral intramedullary nailing is a risk factor for femoral shortening in patients with a femoral shaft fracture.

  • Key Eligibility

    Adult patients with a femoral shaft fracture.