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Youngest Hip And Thigh Fracture Patients Heal Just Fine With Single-Leg Casts - 06/13/2012

Youngest Hip And Thigh Fracture Patients Heal Just Fine With Single-Leg Casts

Release Date: June 13, 2012

Challenging a longstanding practice of casting both legs in children with hip and thigh fractures, a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study shows that such fractures heal just as well in single-leg casts, while giving children greater comfort and mobility.

For additional information:
http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Hip-And-Thigh-Fractures-Heal-Fine-With-Single-Leg-Casts.aspx

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