Electrical stimulation yields high union rates for tibial shaft fractures
Electrical treatment of tibial non-union: a prospective, randomised, double-blind trialInjury. 2003 May;34(5):357-62.
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34 patients with non-unionized tibial shaft fractures for at least 1 year undergoing oblique fibular osteotomy with compression using unilateral external fixation were randomized to receive either an active or dummy electrical stimulation treatment. This study aimed to determine the effect of electrical stimulation on radiological union rates. Results compiled over 5 years revealed a significantly...
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