Clavicle Screws to Neurovascular Structures

Proximity of Screws to Neurovascular Structures after Open Treatment of Clavicle Fractures

January 17, 2018

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 17.111.09

    Protocol Abbrev: Screw to nerve

    Principal Investigator: Joshua Robert Langford, MD

    Sub Investigators: Koval, Kenneth MD; Munro, Mark MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Treatment: None, obeservation study.

    Applicable Disease Sites: Clavicle Fractures

  • Objective

    The purpose of this study was to identify patients who underwent open treatment of clavicle fractures who also received CT scans of the chest postoperatively in order to examine the distance between the screws and the neurovascular structures to determine the risk posed by these screws in a clinical setting.

  • Key Eligibility

    Clavicle fracture