Intracast pressure measurements in Colles' fractures

J S Moir, R Wytch, G P Ashcroft, G Neil, N Ross, D Wardlaw, George Patrick Ashcroft

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Abstract

Intracast pressures were recorded in conventional plaster-of-Paris below-elbow casts and compared with a new prefabricated brace for the functional treatment of Colles' fractures. Interface pressures were consistently higher in the brace than in the conventional plaster cast throughout the treatment period, and demonstrated more specific loading to the fracture site.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)446-50
Number of pages5
JournalInjury
Volume22
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1991

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Moir, J. S., Wytch, R., Ashcroft, G. P., Neil, G., Ross, N., Wardlaw, D., & Ashcroft, G. P. (1991). Intracast pressure measurements in Colles' fractures. Injury, 22(6), 446-50.