cast-brace

cast-brace

A lower extremity cast that is open and hinged at the knee joint. It can be used to treat femoral fractures.
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Closed reduction and early cast-brace ambulation in the treatment of femoral fractures.
The treatment of femoral fractures by cast-brace application and early ambulation.
(25.) Delee JC, Clanton TO, Rockwood CA Jr: Closed treatment of subtrochanteric fractures of the femur in a modified cast-brace. J Bone Joint Surg 63A:773-779, 1981.