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ACE Report #8653
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

AAOS 2016: Removable long-arm soft cast in non-displaced pediatric elbow fracture


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Use of Removable Long-Arm Soft Cast to Treat Non-Displaced Pediatric Elbow Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: M Silva GS Sadlik T Avoian E Ebramzadeh

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Synopsis

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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