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Use of cast immobilization versus removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture: two-year follow-up of a multicentre randomized controlled trial

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Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the longer-term outcomes of operatively and nonoperatively managed patients treated with a removable brace (fixed-angle removable orthosis) or a plaster cast immobilization for an acute ankle fracture.

Methods: This is a secondary analysis of a multicentre randomized controlled trial comparing adults with an acute ankle fracture, initially managed either by operative or nonoperative care. Patients...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1302/0301-620X.105B4.BJJ-2022-0602.R3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
Journal:
Bone and Joint Journal More from this journal
Volume:
105-B
Issue:
4
Pages:
382-388
Publication date:
2023-03-15
Acceptance date:
2023-01-18
DOI:
EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1324948
Local pid:
pubs:1324948
Deposit date:
2023-01-23

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