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Reversed dynamic slings: results of use in the treatment of post-traumatic flexion contractures of the elbow.
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PMID:  1806505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report our experience with reversed dynamic slings used in the treatment of post-traumatic flexion contractures of the elbow. There were 21 patients treated for deformities ranging from 35 degrees to 70 degrees (average 55 degrees). The flexion deformity after treatment varied from 25 degrees to 45 degrees (average 34.8 degrees), giving an average increase in range of movement of 39.1 per cent.
D J Shewring; M Beaudet; J E Carvell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Injury     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0020-1383     ISO Abbreviation:  Injury     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-14     Completed Date:  1992-05-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226040     Medline TA:  Injury     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  400-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Salisbury General Infirmary, Wiltshire, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Contracture / etiology,  therapy*
Dislocations / complications
Elbow Joint / injuries*
Fractures, Bone / complications
Middle Aged
Orthotic Devices*
Time Factors

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