Research Study

Fixation Using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip Fractures (FAITH-2): A Multi-Centre 2x2 Factorial Randomized Trial Comparing Sliding Hip Screws Versus Cancellous Screws AND Vitamin D Versus Placebo on Patient Important Outcomes and Quality of Life in the Treatment of Young Adult (18-60) Femoral Neck Fractures
Principal Investigator 
Kelly A. Lefaivre

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
NCT01908751
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Sep 22, 2014 to Sep 21, 2018
Locations 
Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Abdullah Al Mamun, Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-875-5239
Email Address 
abdullah.mamun@vch.ca
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of surgical fixation (cancellous screws versus sliding hip screws) and biologic intervention (Vitamin D versus placebo) on patient important outcomes.

Eligibility 

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Disclaimer 

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