This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition ankle fracture
Treatment fracture union
Sponsor University of Florida
Start date March 2011
End date June 2017
Trial size 150 participants
Trial identifier NCT01444144, 146-2011


The purpose of this study is to track surgical outcomes and post-operative course in patients 55 years of age or older treated for ankle fractures.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective retrospective
Patients aged 55 years at time of surgery undergoing treatment for ankle fractures.
fracture union
Retrospective records review post-operatively until fracture resolved.

Primary Outcomes

Status of Fracture Union
time frame: Post-operatively until documentation of fracture healing, assessed up to seven months following surgery.

Secondary Outcomes

Post-operative Complications
time frame: Post-operatively until documentation that complications resolved, assessed up to seven months following surgery.

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 55 years up to 85 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - at least 55 years of age at time of surgery - receiving treatment for ankle fractures Exclusion Criteria:

Additional Information

Official title Ankle Fracture Treatment in the Elderly, at Risk Population
Principal investigator Kalia K Sadasivan, M.D.
Description This study seeks to describe and track surgical outcomes associated with the use of a minimally invasive surgical technique used to treat ankle fractures in at-risk patients 55 years of age or older
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Florida.