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Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Title   INTUIT
Description   The primary objective of this study is to characterize patients' course of recovery in the year following the initial surgery for unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures treated with the InterTAN intramedullary nail/hip screw device.
IRB Number   Pro1942
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Unilateral unstable intertrochanteric hip fracture (as defined by Hennepin County Medical Center intertrochanteric hip fracture classification system, Kyle et al, 1979) without other lower extremity fractures.

  • Community and household ambulators with or without assistive devices.

  • Age = 50 years.

  • Patient will receive/received the InterTAN device.

EXCLUSION:
  • Stable intertrochanteric hip fracture (as defined by Hennepin County Medical Center intertrochanteric hip fracture classification system, Kyle et al, 1979).

  • Bilateral or two or more lower extremity fractures.

  • Non-functional ambulators or non-ambulators as defined by Hoffer et al, 1973.

  • Age less than 50 years.
Status   Completed
Location   Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Principal Name    Cory Alan Collinge MD
Contact Name   Tara Weaver
Phone   (817) 820-4306

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