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Immobilization in an External or Internal Rotation Brace Did Not Differ in Preventing Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation

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Sources of funding: IDF Medical Corporation and Israeli Ministry of Defense.
For correspondence: Professor C. Milgrom, Department of Orthopaedics, Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem, P.O. Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel. E-mail address: charlesm@ekmd.huji.ac.il
Disclosure: The author did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of his research for or preparation of this work. Neither he nor a member of his immediate family received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity.

Finestone  A,  Milgrom  C,  Radeva-Petrova  DR,  Rath  E,  Barchilon  V,  Beyth  S,  Jaber  S,  Safran  O. Bracing in External Rotation for Traumatic Anterior Dislocation of the Shoulder. J Bone Joint Surg Br.2009Jul;91:918-21.

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2010 May 01;92(5):1262-1262. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.9205.ebo579
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