ORIF, new casting method showed similar results for unstable ankle fractures

ORIF, new casting method showed similar results for unstable ankle fractures
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Willett and colleagues randomly assigned 620 patients older than 60 years with unstable malleolar fractures to undergo either close contact casting (CCC) or open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). The primary outcome measure the investigators used was the Olerud and Molander ankle score at 6 months after treatment

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