AAOS 2016: LIPUS does not expedite bone healing in acute tibial shaft fractures
Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound in Acute Tibial Shaft Fractures Treated with IM Nails: The Results of the TRUST Trial
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501 patients with tibial shaft fractures who underwent fracture fixation with an intramedullary nail were included in this trial. Patients were randomized to receive low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) or sham treatment to evaluate the effect of LIPUS on time to union and functional outcomes. The results of this trial over a one year period indicated that there were no differences between LIPU...
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