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Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Title   Details and Complications of Acetabular Fracture Patients Treated with a “No Cease” Perioperative Enoxaparin Sodium (Lovenox®) Dosing Protocol (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
Description   The primary objective of this study is to investigate the details and complications of the blood thinner, Lovenox for a patient that has a fracture of their acetabulum (backside if the pelvis) that have to have surgery for the fracture.
IRB Number   Pro4387
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Operatively treated acetabulum fractures with open surgical repair.

  • May only have only acetabulum fractures.

  • Surgically treated between 1/1/2007 to 12/31/12.

  • Prescribed Enoxaparin on admission (or less than 24 hours) for acetabulum fracture patients that are hemodynamically stable.

  • There is no contraindication to the drug, Enoxaparin.

  • Age > 18.

EXCLUSION:
  • Non-operatively treated acetabulum fractures.

  • Additional fractures along with acetabulum fractures.

  • Not surgically treated between 1/1/2001 and 12/31/12.

  • Enoxaparin was not prescribed on admission (or less that 24 hours) for acetabulum fracture patients.

  • There is a contraindication to the drug, Enoxaparin.

  • Age <18.
Status   Recruiting
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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