ASOP Sponsors Cast Swelling Study By University of Miami Medical School

August 5th, 2015, Seminole, FL    ASOP has partnered with Dr. Loren Latta, Ph.D, Director of Research at the Max Biedermann Institute for Biomechanics at the University of Miami Medical School to conduct a study of swelling pressures under a cast and possible solutions using elastic wraps and the new BOA powered CastFit System from Clickmedical.co.  The study, which will be financed by ASOP membership dues, is the first time dues from any orthopedic allied organization have been used this way.   The study will first measure pressures under the cast during swelling and then measure pressures after using common orthopedic pressure relief procedures such as bi-valving and then using the new CastFit System for patient controlled pressure relief.

Cadaver set-up for pressure measurements

Cadaver set-up for pressure measurements

 

 

  2 comments for “ASOP Sponsors Cast Swelling Study By University of Miami Medical School

  1. glang370@gmail.com
    August 7, 2015 at 2:26 PM

    Very interesting. Would love to see this study done on YouTube if possible.

  2. ffxxttxx04@yahoo.com
    October 26, 2015 at 3:58 PM

    ive had several instances were patients come in after the fact of swelling issues inthe cast , we always tell the patient to come see us asap but some wait til way after the situation has worsened and they { the patient } say it just happened, as ortho techs we need and know whats sudden and what has been brewing for awhile, this study will determine whats real and whats been self induced proublems in the medical field.

    phillip mckeown rot,otc.

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