How To Apply Zero-Cast Wx

Zero-Cast Wx Application

The Zero-Cast company provides an excellent range of clinical support tools that allows clinicians, technicians and therapists to quickly learn the easy Zero-Cast Wx application-steps.

Contact your local sales distributor to obtain additional information.

Application Animation Video (short 1m.15s)

Clinical Application Instructional Video (3 minutes)

The clinical application of Zero-Cast Wx is demonstrated in the following video.
This illustrates the correct technique for fitting Zero-Cast Wx onto a patient.

Paediatric Indications Zero-Cast Wx

  


Paediatric Distal Radius +/- Ulna Fractures

The majority of Greenstick & Buckle fractures are suitable for treatment with Zero-Cast Wx.

More Complex Paediatric

Displaced & Physeal Fractures

Clinicians should exercise caution while listed-indication is under further clinical investigation. Careful use with discretion is advised.

Adult Indications - Zero-Cast Wx

For the treatment of Adult Distal Radius Fractures +/- Ulna Fractures

Extra-Articular Undisplaced Distal Radius Fracture  

Suitable For Zero-Cast Wx Treatment

This segment details the largest volume of DRF indications. These are suitable for Zero-Cast Wx treatment.

Extra-Articular Displaced Distal Radius Fracture

Zero-Cast Wx Treatment - Use with CAUTION

Zero-Cast Wx ongoing clinical evaluations are underway for these indications. Clinical use with cautionary-discretion is advised.

Intra-Articular Displaced Distal Radius Fracture  

NOT Suitable For Zero-Cast Wx Treatment

Likely candidates for surgical treatment

Clinical Evidence

Published clinical evidence for Zero-Cast...

How to apply (instructions)

The attached Application Instruction Poster is available for download.  Please note the enclosed information is for use by clinicians in the application, adjustment or removal of Zero-Cast Wx.

Application Poster Download

Application Poster Download

Zero-Cast Wx Device Adjustment & Removal

Patients should return to their clinic for removal of their Zero-Cast device.

Patients should NOT remove or adjust their own Zero-Cast device. Only a trained healthcare professional with Zero-Cast training & the correct equipment can adjust or remove the device. 

In an EMERGENCY and if unable to return to the clinic where the device was applied - please see a trained healthcare professional and if the device requires emergency removal, the ratchet legs can be cut using plaster shears or a plaster saw.

Emergency Removal

Please follow instructions provided here.

Reimbursement L-Codes Zero-Cast Wx

 (PDAC Letter) 

An official code verification letter is available (download link adjacent) for the listed Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code(s) for billing the four Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs) as applies for USA reimbursement.

 

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