Bone Healing

Bone Healing Research

Development of a Prognostic Naïve Bayesian Classifier for Successful Treatment of Nonunions

Predictive models permitting individualized prognostication for patients with fracture nonunion are lacking. The objective of...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for atrophic and oligotrophic nonunion of tibia and femur in high energy trauma patients. Case series.

High energy diaphyseal fractures constitute a complicated matter for trauma units and urgent medical and...
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Current concepts of shockwave therapy in stress fractures

Stress fractures are common painful conditions in athletes, usually associated to biomechanical overloads. Low risk...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in the treatment of atrophic non-unions of femoral shaft fractures

Introduction: As of now, the role of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in the treatment of...
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​Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) ameliorates healing of tibial fracture non-union unresponsive to conventional therapy

Tibial non-unions are common cause of demanding revision surgeries and are associated with a significant...
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Shock Wave Therapy Compared with Intramedullary Screw Fixation for Nonunion of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Metaphyseal-Diaphyseal Fractures

The current ‘‘gold standard’’ for treatment of chronic fracture nonunion in the metaphyseal-diaphyseal region of...
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Biological mechanism of shockwave in bone

Shockwave is a rapid, short duration acoustic wave that carries energy and can propagate through...
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Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy Compared with Surgery for Hypertrophic Long-Bone Nonunions

The authors of several studies have recommended extracorporeal shock-wave therapy as an alternative to surgical...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) First choice treatment of fracture non-unions?

Fracture non-unions are still a challenging problem in orthopedics. The treatment of non-unions remains highly...
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The Role of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Shockwave therapy was originally developed to disintegrate urinary stones 4 decades ago1 . Since then,...
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​Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) ameliorates healing of tibial fracture non-union unresponsive to conventional therapy

Tibial non-unions are common cause of demanding revision surgeries and are associated with a significant...
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Shock Wave Therapy Compared with Intramedullary Screw Fixation for Nonunion of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Metaphyseal-Diaphyseal Fractures

The current ‘‘gold standard’’ for treatment of chronic fracture nonunion in the metaphyseal-diaphyseal region of...
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Biological mechanism of shockwave in bone

Shockwave is a rapid, short duration acoustic wave that carries energy and can propagate through...
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Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Therapy Compared with Surgery for Hypertrophic Long-Bone Nonunions​

The authors of several studies have recommended extracorporeal shock-wave therapy as an alternative to surgical...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) e First choice treatment of fracture non-unions?

Fracture non-unions are still a challenging problem in orthopedics. The treatment of non-unions remains highly...
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The Role of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Shockwave therapy was originally developed to disintegrate urinary stones 4 decades ago1 . Since then,...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy shows site-specific effects in osteoarthritis of the knee in rats

Methods: Sixty SD rats were divided into five groups. Group I was the control and...
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Treatment of scaphoid waist nonunion by one, two headless compression screws or plate with or without additional extracorporeal shockwave therapy

Scaphoid nonunion remains challenging for hand surgeons. Several treatment options are available such as: non-vascularized or...
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The Role of Shockwaves in the Enhancement of Bone Repair – From Basic Principles to Clinical Application

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is a treatment modality, originally introduced into the clinic as lithotripsie, which...
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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Current Evidence

The aim of this article is to provide a concise review of the basic science...
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