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Volume:5 Issue:2 Number:48 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
RCT
ACE Report #8967
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Laser scanning comparable to casting in pediatric ankle-foot orthosis construction


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomised controlled trial of laser scanning and casting for the construction of ankle-foot orthoses

Prosthet Orthot Int. 2016 Apr;40(2):253-61.

Contributing Authors: A Roberts J Wales H Smith CJ Sampson P Jones M James

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Synopsis

136 pediatric patients recommended for ankle-foot orthoses were randomized to receive a device either made with standard molding and casting or with laser scanning using computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (LSCAD/CAM technology). The purpose of this study was to determine if either AFO production method was associated with significant differences in production time, orthosis len...

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