Efficacy of electromagnetic stimulation in long bone fracture healing remains inconclusive
Electrical Stimulation for Long-Bone Fracture-Healing: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Nov;90(11):2322-30
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11 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included in this review, which investigated the effect of electromagnetic stimulation in long bone fracture healing. A pooled analysis of union rate in delayed and nonunions demonstrated a nonsignificant relative risk favouring electromagnetic stimulation (RR 1.76; p=0.15), which was mirrored by qualitative analyses from two supplementary trials. The het...
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