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SICOT2018: Redisplacement rate lower with below- vs. above-elbow cast in paediatric forearm fracture

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October 2018

SICOT2018: Redisplacement rate lower with below- vs. above-elbow cast in paediatric forearm fracture

Vol: 7| Issue: 10| Number:48| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

COMPARISON OF EFFICACY OF ABOVE ELBOW POP VERSUS BELOW ELBOW POP IN DISTAL FOREARM DISPLACED FRACTURES IN CHILDREN

Contributing Authors:
RR Akhtar J Khan R Ahmed

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264 paediatric patients with a displaced distal forearm fracture - including raidus only, ulna only, and both radius-ulna fractures - were randomized to plaster of Paris casting with either an above-elbow cast or below-elbow cast. Patients were assessed for rate of redisplacement on radiograph after 1 week. Results demonstrated a significantly lower rate of redisplacement in the below-elbow cast g...

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