Orthopedic Trauma Directions 2005; 3(5): 17-23
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-919130
Clinical topic
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Fracture healing

The effect of low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS)
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Publication History

Publication Date:
02 January 2006 (online)

Summary

Studies show that low intensity pulsed ultrasound Therapy results in a statistically significant shorter mean time to fracture healing compared with controls. Further randomized controlled trials are needed to determine the optimal role of this therapy, alone and in combination with other interventions, across fracture types, sites and severities.

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