Orthopedics Health

Orthopedic Clinical Trials

Condition  Description  Investigator  Contact Information 
Trauma  Humeral Shaft: Operative Versus Non-Operative Treatment of Humeral Shaft Fractures:  A Prospective Cohort Comparison Study

This study is being done to determine if a brace or surgery is the best way to treat a broken humeral shaft. 

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Miller, Blake Andrea Engerson
Andrea.Engerson@spectrumhealth.org 
Trauma  Suprapatellar Nailing: Suprapatellar Nailing of Tibial Shaft Fractures: Long Term Follow up (SPN Study)

The purpose of this study is to see how well patients do after their surgery when they are treated with a suprapatellar nail for their broken tibial shaft. 

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Miller, Blake Andrea Engerson
Andrea.Engerson@spectrumhealth.org
616.486.2051 
Trauma  Early Weight Bearing: Early Weight Bearing for Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures without Syndesmotic Disruption

The overall objective of this study is to see how well patients do when they are allowed to bear weight early after their ankle surgery. 

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Miller, Blake  Andrea Engerson
Andrea.Engerson@spectrumhealth.org
616.486.2051 
Trauma  Acetaminophen Study: Pain control in Elderly Hip Fracture Patients: Is Intravenous Acetaminophen superior to oral administration? 

The purpose of this study is to see if intravenous (IV) acetaminophen decreases pain and the amount of narcotics needed compared to oral (PO) acetaminophen in patients who have broken their hip. 

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Fras, Andrew Andrea Engerson
Andrea.Engerson@spectrumhealth.org
616.486.2051 
Trauma  Fascia Iliaca Blocks: Emergency department fascia iliaca blocks in hip fracture patients: a prospective cohort study

The study objective is to see if a fascia iliaca block (nerve block) given at hospital arrival decreases pain and the amount of narcotics needed before surgery. 

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Flannigan, Matthew Andrea Engerson
Andrea.Engerson@spectrumhealth.org
616.486.2051 

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