Feasibility of a definitive RCT on LIPUS treatment of tibial fractures
Trial to re-evaluate ultrasound in the treatment of tibial fractures (TRUST): a multicenter randomized pilot studyTrials. 2014 Jun 4;15(1):206
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51 patients were enrolled and randomized in this study investigating the feasibility of a full-scale RCT evaluating the effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on healing of tibial fractures. After intramedullary nailing of the fracture, patients were randomized to either LIPUS or placebo treatment until the fracture was determined to be radiographically healed. Based on recruitment, adh...
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