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Above Versus Below-elbow Casting for Conservative Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

For the non-surgical treatment of distal radius fractures in adults a variety cast options are available, including or not the elbow joint. The literature is inconclusive regarding the need to immobilize the elbow joint after reduction of the distal radius fracture.This study was undertaken to evaluate the best method of immobilization between the above and below-elbow cast groups at the end of 6 months of follow-up.

Short Forearm Casting Versus Below-elbow Splinting for Acute Immobilization of Distal Radius Fractures

There is no consensus regarding the need to immobilize the elbow in immediate immobilization of closed distal radius fractures post-reduction. Decreased functionality of the upper extremity is a notable morbidity associated with below-elbow splinting of distal radius fractures post-reduction. Few studies have provided evidence comparing sugar tong splinting versus short-arm casting as methods of immediate post-reduction immobilization. The study will randomize patients with clo...

Extended vs Flexed Elbow Casting

The study design is a prospective, randomized controlled trial comparing extended elbow and flexed elbow casting. This study design will provide the highest quality evidence to investigate our primary hypothesis that extended elbow casting for proximal both bone forearm fractures will result in less loss of fracture alignment. The study population eligible for screening will be patients with open growth plates and both bone forearm fractures.

Results of the Treatment of Patients With Elbow Osteoarthritis

The study is a prospective case controlled clinical trial. The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of elbow arthroscopy in the treatment for osteoarthritis of the elbow when compared to conservative treatment.

Brace Versus Casting in Pediatric Radial Head Fractures

Commare the pain and function of Brace Versus Casting in Pediatric Radial Head Fractures after 1 month

Elbow Hemiarthroplasty Versus ORIF for Distal Humeral Fractures

This is a randomized control trial comparing the outcome of ORIF (open reduction and internal fixation) with EHA (elbow hemiarthroplasty) for distal humeral fractures in patients aged 50 years or above.

Elbow Hemiarthroplasty Versus Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Irreparable Distal Humeral Fractures

Distal humeral fractures can be difficult to treat, in particular when the joint surface is affected (intra-articular fractures). If rigid internal fixation with plates and screws can be obtained it is considered to be the treatment of choice. In elderly patients, poor bone quality (osteopenia) and fragmentation of the articular surface can make rigid internal fixation non-reliable or even impossible. Total elbow arthroplasty has been shown to be of value in this type of situat...

Short-Arm Casting Effective in Type A2 Fractures in the Distal Radius

Distal radius fracture (DRF) is among the most common fractures of the long bones, which comprise one sixth of all fractures. Due to its high prevalence, effect on patients' everyday life, and cost on national health resources, its proper management is very important. The investigators performed this prospective randomized clinical trial on 100 patients with DRFs. 50 patients were treated in each group either by short or long arm cast. Patients were visited during the 6th and 1...

Conservative Treatment Versus Operative Plate Fixation for Acute, Displaced Fractures of the Distal Clavicle

This is a multicentre randomized clinical trial prospectively comparing operative treatment versus conservative (nonoperative) care in the management of displaced distal (Type II) clavicle fractures.

Conservative Treatment vs. Volar Plating of Distal Radius Fractures

A prospective, randomized controlled single-center trial with 80 patients aged 50 years and above to compare the functional and radiological results of conservative treatment and volar fixed-angle plating in the management of distal radius fracture

Can Secondary Total Elbow Arthroplasty After Failed Internal Fixation or Non-operative Treatment of Distal Humeral Fractures Achieve Equal Results as Primary Arthroplasty?

Total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) results in immediate pain release with good functional results after distal humerus fractures. But still open reduction and internal fixation is recommended as treatment of choise due to a lifelong loading limitiation, unknown implant survival and problematic revision surgery after TEA. The purpose of this study was to compare functional results and complication rates after primary total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) and TEA after failed reconstruction...

A Comparison of Casting and Splinting in Pediatric Radial Buckle Fractures

Background: distal radial buckle fractures are common injuries in children. the ideal immobilization technique is controversial. Few, retrospective studies have been conducted to evaluate bone healing after casting versus splinting. However, the impact of the immobilization technique on daily function and comfort has not been evaluated. Objective: To compare the impact on daily function, comfort and satisfaction of casting versus splinting in children with distal radial b...

Treatment for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow

The purpose of the study is to investigate utility and appropriateness of treatment interventions taking into account the presumed mechanisms of two main varieties of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE). The investigators hypothesize that in patients with UNE under the humeroulnar aponeurosis (HUA) surgical HUA release (simple decompression) is superior to conservative treatment. By contrast, in patients with UNE at the retroepicondylar (RTC) groove surgical HUA release (simple...

Distal Radius Fracture: Clinical Outcome After Conservative Treatment in the Elder Patient

This study is performed to evaluate the outcome of conservative treatment after distal radius fractures in patients of 65 years or older at the time of the injury, primarily with respect to the prognostic value of the Adolfsson-score for the functional demands of the patient on his hand.

Treatment of Type I Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus

Type I supracondylar fractures are elbow fractures that occur in children aged 3-10 years. Many different treatment options exist to treat this type of fracture. The purpose of this study is to compare three different treatment modalities with regards to pain experienced during treatment, the amount of pain medication needed during treatment, and any short-term complications. We hypothesize that above elbow casting and long-arm splinting will result in less pain and have fewer ...


Qualitative & Quantitative Comparison of Hydrostatic vs Vacuum Casting Methods in Trans-Tibial Amputees

The purpose of this graduate research study is to compare hydrostatic and vacuum casting techniques using patient mobility indicators, volume displacement, comfort, and overall satisfaction outcomes in trans-tibial amputees.

Below-elbow or Above-elbow Cast for Extra-articular Distal Radius Fractures

The aim of this prospective randomised study was to shed more light on the issue by comparing the capacity of long plaster casts (above-elbow, LC) and short plaster casts (below-elbow, SC) to maintain the reduction of extra-articular distal radius fractures with dorsal displacement (2R3A2.2, according to the AO/OTA classification). The initial hypothesis was that the short cast would be equally as effective as the long cast in treating this type of fracture. The secondary objec...

Conservative Treatment of Distal Radius Fracture in Elderly in Randomized Controlled Trial

There is no consensus about the best conservative treatment for patients with dorsally displaced distal radius fractures. The previous studies that have examined the most valid method for cast immobilization have lacked uniform and patient-rated outcome measures, proper randomization and sufficient study population. The aim of this study is to compare functional position cast to flexion-ulnar -deviation with dorsally displaced distal radius fractures in patients aged 65 years o...

Comparative Effectiveness of Socket Casting Methods: Improving Form and Fit

The overall objective is to compare hand casting to standing hydrostatic pressure casting using a water cylinder in persons with lower limb amputation. Our overall hypothesis is that standing hydrostatic pressure casting with a water cylinder will lead to more consistent and efficient residual limb shape capture and improved initial socket fit and comfort compared to hand casting.

Immobilization of Postoperative Distal Radius Fractures

The management of distal radius fractures has been in a state of evolution over the past 30 years. Treatment has become increasingly focused on obtaining a stable, internal construct for quick return to normal, daily activities. With the advent of volar locking plates, the wrist fracture is stable before the patient leaves the operating room. As surgical plate and screw constructs become more stable, the need for casting and splinting may be less. The presumptive "next step" i...

Operative Plate Fixation Versus Conservative Treatment for Acute, Displaced Fractures of Humeral Shaft

Conservative Treatment Versus Operative Plate Fixation for Acute, Displaced Fractures of the Distal Clavicle

Short vs Long Arm Cast for Distal Radius Fractures: the Verona Trial

This study prospectively compares the performance of an above-elbow cast (long arm cast) and a below-elbow cast (short arm cast) to maintain reduction in conservatively managed distal radius fractures.

Graded Motor Imagery for Women at Risk for Developing Type I CRPS Following Closed Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Nearly 2 out of 10 women will sustain a distal forearm fracture throughout their lifespan.Recent longitudinal studies illustrate that as many as 1/3 of all persons who undergo closed reduction and casting for distal radius fractures (DRF) go on to develop type 1 complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Graded motor imagery (i.e., motor imagery and mirror therapy), a movement representation technique, is strongly supported in the literature as a treatment of CRPS and has recently ...

Complications in Distal Radius Fracture

BACKGROUND. Distal radius fractures (FRD) are up to 17% of all diagnosed fractures and are the most commonly treated fractures in adult orthopedic patients. The management could be either conservative or surgical, depending on AO bone fracture classification. The principles of good treatment involves an anatomical reduction with a proper immobilization that keep the reduction. OBJECTIVE. Determine if percutaneous pinning for six weeks versus three has major complications...

The Effect of Perineural Dextrose Injection in Patients With Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow

Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) is the second most common neuropathy and occurs after recurrent or elongated elbow flexion. Diagnosis of UNE depends on clinical symptoms, physical examination, and electrophysiological findings. Imaging methods such as ultrasonography (USG) and magnetic resonance imaging show cross-sectional area and echogenicity of ulnar nerve and give information about to surrounding structures around the ulnar nerve. In mild and moderate cases, conservati...

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