OTA 2015: LIPUS demonstrates no effect on function or time-to-union after tibial fracture
Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound in Acute Tibial Shaft Fractures Treated with IM Nails: The Results of the TRUST Trial
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502 patients with an acute open or closed tibial fracture undergoing treatment with intramedullary (IM) nails were randomly assigned to receive either active or sham low-intensity pulse ultrasound (LIPUS) to determine whether the use of LIPUS demonstrated a significantly beneficial effect on functional recovery. The results of this study indicated that LIPUS treatment did not result in significant...
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