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HIP ATTACK Trial


Title HIP Fracture Accelerated Surgical TreaTment and Care TracK (HIP ATTACK) Trial
Therapeutic Area Fractures, Hip Injuries and Disorders
Principal Investigator Scott Ryan, MD
Min Age 45 Years
Gender All
Contact Nicholas O'Leary
617 636-5159
More Information https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02027896

Overview

If you consent to participate, you will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. if you are in the first group, you will receive surgery when you would normally have it if you were not in this study (usually within 36 hours). Your surgery will not be delayed because of the study. In the second group, you will receive surgery within 6 hours of your hip fracture diagnosis.

A few simple blood tests will be done before and after your surgery regardless of which group you are in the HIP ATTACK Trial nurses will take medical information from your chart and follow your course in the hospital. They will also follow-up with you by telephone after you go home.

Study Details

Inclusion Criteria

  • Hip Fracture requiring surgical intervention

Exclusion Criteria

  • Open Hip Fracture
  • Bilateral Hip Fracture
  • Peri-Prosthetic Fracture

Study Requirements

A few simple blood tests will be done before and after your surgery regardless of which group you are in. The HIP ATTACK nurses will take medical information from your chart and follow your course in hospital. They will also follow-up with you be telephone after you go home.

Standard 4 week and 1 year follow-up appointments are Standard of Care and inclusion in this study will not change this standard