Loading...
Author Verified
RCT
ACE Report #526
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation for Acute Tibial Shaft Fractures


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation for Acute Tibial Shaft Fractures

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery; 2011; 93: 1569-1576

Contributing Authors: Sam Adie Ian A Harris Justine M Naylor Hamish Rae Alan Dao Sarah Yong Victoria Ying

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

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...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.