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Upstate Active Clinical Trials

Study Title:

Prophylactic Antibiotic Regimens in Tumor Surgery (PARITY): A Multi-Center Randomized
Controlled Study Comparing Alternative Antibiotic Regimens in Patients Undergoing Tumor Resections
with Endoprosthetic Replacements

What is the purpose of the study? (in Layman's terms, please describe the study)

The purpose of this study is to see whether the duration of antibiotics (24 hours vs. 5 days) will alter the rate of infection among patients with primary bone tumors (in the lower extremities) who undergo surgery to remove the tumor and replacement with a tumor prosthesis.

Upstate Institutional Review Board (IRB) Number:


Study Phase:

Phase III

Patient Age Group:


Principal Investigator:

Timothy A Damron

Who can I contact for more information?

Name: Tina M Craig
Phone: 315-464-8618
Email: craigt@upstate.edu

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