Frequent questions

Which hospitals have OPENCAST?

Please refer to the available local distributor on the Contact menu.

Is OPENCAST strong enough?

OPENCAST is made with strong material and is sufficiently rigid and strong.

How long does it take to make and fit the OPENCAST?

The customization procedure takes from 10 to 20 minutes, which is shorter than the current cast.

Isn’t OPENCAST too hot to place on the skin after heating?

The skin-pad side is not hot for the skin. But do take caution not to get burned when taking OPENCAST out of the oven after heating.

Can OPENCAST be applied at home?

NO. OPENCAST is a medical device and its customization procedure must be performed by a medical professional.

Can OPENCAST be removed at home?

Consult with doctor for removal. OPENCAST clamps are not reusable.

Can I take X-ray films while wearing OPENCAST?

Yes, OPENCAST is radiotranslucent. But for clearer picture, remove OPENCAST.

Doesn’t the cast get loose after a few weeks from muscle atrophy?

Visit the doctor and reshape OPENCAST to fit the limb’s changing sizes.

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