Tip-Apex Distance

Does Tip-Apex Distance Still Predict Cutout After Modern Cephalomedullary Nail Fixation?

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula; Krol, David

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867 ; 321.843.5390

  • IRB No: 17.102.08

    Protocol Abbrev: Tip-Apex Distance

    Principal Investigator: Kenneth J Koval, MD

    Sub Investigators: Haidukewych, George MD; Langford, Joshua MD; Munro, Mark MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Applicable Disease Sites: Lower extremity

  • Objective

    The main objective of this study is to evaluate if TAD remains predictive of cutout after intertrochanteric femur fractures fixed with modern cephalomedullary nails.

  • Key Eligibility

    Patients with intertrochanteric femur fractures treated with cephalomedullary nail fixation at ORMC from January 1st, 2005 to January 1st, 2016.