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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Colles' Fracture or Distal Radius Fracture
and you are
over 65
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

There is no consensus about the best conservative treatment for patients with dorsally displaced distal radius fractures. The previous studies that have examined the most valid method for cast immobilization have lacked uniform and patient-rated outcome measures, proper randomization and sufficient study population. The aim of this study is to compare functional position cast to flexion-ulnar -deviation with dorsally displaced distal radius fractures in patients aged 65 years or older. The conservative treatment is performed in clinical practice by various health care professionals with different techniques of reduction which are not limited to any specific technique in this pragmatic, randomized controlled trial.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Flexion-ulnar cast
  • Other: Functional cast

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02894983. The sponsor of the trial is Tampere University Hospital and it is looking for 114 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Comparison of Volar-flexion, Ulnar-deviation and Functional Position Cast Immobilization in the Non-operative Treatment of Distal Radius Fracture in Elderly Patients: a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial