Colles' fracture: dorsal splint or complete cast during the first 10 days?

Abstract

In a prospective randomised trial of conservatively treated Colles' fractures, we compared radiological outcomes and complication rates for two immobilisation methods, either complete cast (34 cases) or dorsal splint (38 cases), during the first 10 days after reduction. Radiographs were evaluated for dorsal tilt, radial tilt and radial shortening; results… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2008.08.044

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