Non-displaced elbow fractures in kids can be treated with removable soft cast
A Removable Long-arm Soft Cast to Treat Nondisplaced Pediatric Elbow Fractures: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.J Pediatr Orthop. 2018:38(4):223-229.
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Non-displaced supracondylar humerus (SCH) fractures are among the most common paediatric fractures. Their optimal immobilization modality remains unclear. The authors of this study randomized 100 patients with Type I SCH fractures to a traditional fibreglass cast versus a long-arm, removable soft cast. Outcomes included fracture displacement, range of motion, pain, and satisfaction. Overall, there...
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