Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
19/04/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Iain McFadyen

ORCID ID

Contact details

SpR Registrar
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Cheltenham General Hospital
Sandford Road
Cheltenham
GL53 7AN
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0106149412

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare two methods of fixation for wrist fractures.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning: Wrist fractures

Intervention

30 patients having their fracture treated with closed reduction and K-wire fixation
30 patients having their fracture treated with fixed-angle volar plating

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Wrist function and fracture healing

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2004

Overall trial end date

30/06/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

60 adult patients with a closed unilateral unstable distal radius fracture

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/06/2004

Recruitment end date

30/06/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

SpR Registrar, Trauma & Orthopaedics
Cheltenham
GL53 7AN
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Gloucestershire R&D Consortium (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2010 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20691441

Publication citations

  1. Results

    McFadyen I, Field J, McCann P, Ward J, Nicol S, Curwen C, Should unstable extra-articular distal radial fractures be treated with fixed-angle volar-locked plates or percutaneous Kirschner wires? A prospective randomised controlled trial., Injury, 2011, 42, 2, 162-166, doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.07.236.

Additional files

Editorial Notes