COA 2016: External vs. internal immobilization on recurrence rate in shoulder dislocation
Immobilization in External Rotation After Primary Shoulder Dislocation Reduces the Risk of Recurrence in Young Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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50 patients with anterior shoulder dislocation were randomized to receive sling immobilization in either external or internal rotation for the purpose of comparing recurrent dislocation and healing rate of labral lesions (when present) over a 24-month follow-up period. The results demonstrated that recurrence and healing rates were comparable between immobilization groups. However, a subgroup anal...
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