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Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Title   The Role of Supplemental Oxygen and TcPO2 in Operatively Treated Calcaneal Fractures (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
Description   The purpose of this study is to determine if a patient that is given oxygen after surgery for the first 48 hours will it lead to decrease wound problems of calcaneus (heel) fractures.
IRB Number   Pro4579
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Must have an isolated calcaneus.

  • Age 18 or greater.

  • Must have/need open treatment of calcaneus fracture.

  • Surgical treatment within 21 days of injury.

EXCLUSION:
  • Open fracture.

  • Age less than 18 years old.

  • History of surgery to either lower extremity and/or vasculopathic disorder.

  • Subject with a history of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).

  • Subjects on supplemental oxygen prior to fracture.

  • Subjects with chronic lower extremity wounds.

  • Patients being treated for chronic anemia.

  • Subjects that do not require and open treatment of calcaneus fracture.

  • Surgical treatment not within 21 days.
Status   Recruiting
Location   Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Principal Name    Derek Dombroski MD
Contact Name   Tara Weaver
Phone   (817) 820-4306

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