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S Fusetti, Carl-Peter Cornelius, Nils Gellrich, Søren Hillerup, Kenji Kusumoto, Warren Schubert

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Daniel Buchbinder, Edward Ellis III, Kazuo Shimozato

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Daniel Buchbinder

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In cases where a nonoperative approach is selected, the patient should have adequate clinical follow-up to ensure that healing of the fracture(s) proceeds uneventfully.


1. Aftercare for observation

Observation implies close follow-up.

For aftercare and rehabilitation following observation, please refer to your local protocol.