METFORMIN USE PRIOR TO HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

July 16, 2019

Metformin Use prior to Hip Surgery: Does it cause complications?

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Krol, David; Harriott, Paula

    Trial Phone: 321.843.5390 ; 321.841.3867

  • IRB No: 19.027.02

    Protocol Abbrev: Metformin & Surgery

    Principal Investigator: George John Haidukewych, MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Secondary Protocol No: Version #2/ May 21, 2019

  • Objective

    The primary objective of this project is to determine whether the use of metformin prior to hip fracture repair surgery causes increased complications as compared to a control group of patients not on metformin and to identify which complications are most prevalent, if there are discovered

  • Key Eligibility

    The study population will include patients of Level One Orthopaedics/ Orlando Health who had their hip fracture repair surgery between January 2008 and January 2019.