[Randomized comparison of CAM walker and light-weight plaster cast in the treatment of first-time Achilles tendon rupture].

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare a CAM walker to a traditional cast. We expected the CAM walker to be comparable. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty patients with a first time rupture of the Achilles tendon were randomised to either a cast or a CAM walker. Both groups were immobilised for eight weeks. All patients were examined four and 12 months… (More)

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