AAOS 2016: Removable long-arm soft cast in non-displaced pediatric elbow fracture
Use of Removable Long-Arm Soft Cast to Treat Non-Displaced Pediatric Elbow Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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100 children between the ages of 2-10 years, with a closed, non-displaced, type 1 supracondylar humeral fracture or a closed, acute elbow injury with a positive posterior fat pad sign were randomly assigned a standard long-arm hard, fiberglass cast or a soft, removable long-arm fiberglass cast. The purpose of this study was to compare the use of the soft removable cast to the traditional hard cast...
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