Lithium for Fracture Treatment: a double blind randomized controlled trial

McMaster Led

PI: Diane Nam (Sunnybrook Research Institute)

Local PI: Herman Johal

Project Coordinator: Jodi Gallant (

Status: 2- Funding obtained, recruitment not started

Recruitment Start Date: Actively Recruiting

Recruitment End Date: TBD

Objective: To determine if 300mg of Li (Lithium Carbonate) after fracture can accelerate radiographic healing when compared to placebo.

Funding Received: Sunnybrook Research Institute

Anatomical Location: Diaphyseal fractures of the humerus, femur, tibia/fibula, or clavicle.