ACE Report #8547
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Systematic review of the application of LIPUS and PEMF in tibial fracture management

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound and pulsed electromagnetic field in the treatment of tibial fractures: a systematic review

J Athl Train. 2007 Oct-Dec;42(4):530-5

Contributing Authors: NA Walker CR Denegar J Preische

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A total of 8 placebo-controlled randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating the effects of either low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS; n=5 RCTs; 4 study populations) or pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF; n=3 RCTs) in tibial fracture management were included in this systematic review. All LIPUS articles investigated the effect this treatment in acute tibial fracture management whi...

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