Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation for Acute Tibial Shaft Fractures
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation for Acute Tibial Shaft FracturesJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery; 2011; 93: 1569-1576
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259 patients with acute tibial shaft fractures were randomized to receive either externally active pulsed electromagnetic stimulation or placebo, in which the device was inactive. The results of 12 month follow-up indicated that there was no significant difference between the two groups, in regards to the rate of secondary surgery due to delayed union or non-union. It is important to note that thi...
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