A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of Sacral Fractures Using Patient Based and Objective Outcomes
Investigator: Saam Morshed, MD, MPH, PhD
Sponsor: University of Washington (UW)
Location(s): United States
The purpose of this study is to define the outcomes, both patient based and radiographic, for sacral fractures based upon injury pattern, displacement, and treatment. This will aid the orthopaedist in determining the best course for those patients with mild to moderate displacement. Multiple centers will be included and not asked to change their protocols for management. The prospective evaluation will gather specific data points on mechanism of injury, displacements, position at union, and disease specific and general health outcomes.