ACE Report #7298
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

OTA 2014: Enrollment difficulty to compare ORIF & arthroplasty for acetabular fracture

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

ORIF Versus Arthroplasty of Geriatric Acetabular Fractures: Results of a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study

Contributing Authors: T Manson RV O'Toole

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A randomized study at a single trauma center was conducted to determine if it would be feasible to perform a full-scale randomized controlled trial comparing open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with total hip arthroplasty (THA) and concomitant ORIF in patients over 60 with an acetabular fracture. Patients presenting to the trauma center were screened over a 2.5 year time frame. Of 65 patie...

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