Changes in Limb Length IM Nail Intertrochanterich Femur Fracture

Changes in Limb Length, Mechanical Axis, and Hip Offset Following Intramedullary Nailing of Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures.

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 14.024.02

    Protocol Abbrev: Limb Length IM Nail

    Principal Investigator: Joshua Robert Langford, MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Secondary Protocol No: Changes in Limb length IM Nail

    Treatment: Observational study

    Therapies Involved: Surgery

  • Objective

    To determine the efficacy of intramedullary nailing on intertrochanteric hip fractures, in maintaining appropriate leg lengths, mechanical axis, and hip offset based on radiographs.

  • Key Eligibility

    Adult patients with an intertrochanteric hip fracture.