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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:62 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8689
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy efficacious in high-energy tibia/femur diaphysis fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy efficacious in high-energy tibia/femur diaphysis fracture. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):62. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8689

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effects of extracorporeal shockwave on acute high-energy long bone fractures of the lower extremity

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Feb;127(2):137-42

Contributing Authors: CJ Wang HC Liu TH Fu

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Synopsis

56 patients with acute displaced diaphyseal fractures of the femur or tibia from a high-energy trauma were randomized to receive either extracorporeal shockwave therapy or no intervention (control) following open or closed reduction and internal or external fixation. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of shockwave therapy as an adjunct treatment to promote bone healing through th...

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