ACE Report #11854
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

COA/ICORS2019: No effect on fracture healing, improved ROM with ketotifen fumarate for reducing PTJC

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ketotifen Fumarate Does Not Impair Fracture Healing When Used for Reduction of Post-traumatic Elbow Joint Contracture

Contributing Authors: T Harrison K Hildebrand T Sajobi A Garven P Schneider R Walker S Yee A Ademola

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91 patients with elbow fractures included in the PERK clinical trial study were included in this sub-group analysis comparing fracture healing, functional outcomes and adverse events between oral ketotifen fumarate treatment and placebo. Follow up was performed at 12 and 52 weeks. Results revealed no significant differences between the ketotifen fumarate and placebo groups in fracture healing, inc...

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