Cefazolin prophylaxis for Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, ORSupracondylar Humerus Fractures+1 MoreCefazolin - Drug
No minimum age - 18
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether giving antibiotics to kids with a broken arm prevents infection.

Eligible Conditions
  • Supracondylar Humerus Fractures
  • Infection

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 months post intervention/surgery

3 months post intervention/surgery
deep post operative infection
superficial post operative infection

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Cefazolin prophylaxis
1 of 2
Placebo control
1 of 2

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

1200 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Cefazolin prophylaxis · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Placebo control
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: normal saline · Intervention Types: Drug
Cefazolin prophylaxis
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Cefazolin · Intervention Types: Drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months post intervention/surgery

Who is running the clinical trial?

Legacy Health SystemLead Sponsor
34 Previous Clinical Trials
2,440 Total Patients Enrolled
Bob Umberhandt, MDPrincipal InvestigatorPhysician within Legacy Health System

Eligibility Criteria

Age No minimum age - 18 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this experiment enrolling the elderly population?

"According to the study's guidelines, minors ranging from newborns to 18 years of age are eligible for enrollment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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For what health issues is Cefazolin prophylaxis typically prescribed?

"Cefazolin prophylaxis is traditionally employed as a preventive measure for surgery. Yet, this therapeutic intervention can also combat skin and subcutaneous tissue bacterial infections, prophylactic measures against post-operative infection, and other related maladies." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is this trial recruiting participants presently?

"The clinicaltrials.gov registry reveals that this medical trial is still recruiting patients and was first posted on the 7th of January 2021 with its most recent update made on 8th April 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Who is eligible to join this experimental research?

"Eligibility for this medical trial necessitates that applicants are under 18 years of age and have an infection. 1200 people will ultimately be recruited into the experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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To what extent is this experiment involving participants?

"Affirmative. As evidenced on clinicaltrials.gov, this research project is currently recruiting participants and was initially publicized on July 1st 2021. The team hopes to enrol 1200 patients from a single trial site by April 8th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Has Cefazolin been tested as a form of preventive medicine in prior studies?

"At present, 17 clinical trials currently explore the use of Cefazolin prophylaxis. Of these studies, 2 are in phase 3 and they span 151 medical centres across Singapore and New South Wales." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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