Gross RH, et al conducted a study on cast brace management of the femoral shaft fractures in children and young adults.
Cast brace management of the femoral shaft fracture in children and young adults.
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A cast brace with a pelvic band can aid mobilization.
External support by hip spica or cast brace with a pelvic extension has been described in only one report.
DeMorgues and Chaix (13) in 1969 reported 75% of good to excellent results after cast brace treatment of bicondylar and compression fractures.
(7.) DeCoster T.A., et al,: Cast brace treatment of proximal tibia fractures-a ten year follow-up.
Half of these fracture-dislocations are stable on stress views, and although they conceivably could be managed in a cast in extension or traction with limited range of motion, we frequently use closed reduction and percutaneous screw fixation to improve reduction and allow early range of motion in a cast brace
; protected weight bearing is continued for 8 to 10 weeks.
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A Cochrane review of 14 randomized and quasi-randomized trials concluded that patients who used external ankle supports, such as semi-rigid orthotics or air cast braces
, suffered significantly fewer ankle sprains than controls (relative risk [RR]=0.53; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.40-0.69; number needed to treat [NNT]=22).