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Fundamental and practical aspects of therapeutic uses of pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs).
  • C. A. Bassett
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Critical reviews in biomedical engineering
  • 1989
The beneficial therapeutic effects of selected low-energy, time-varying magnetic fields, called PEMFs, have been documented with increasing frequency since 1973. Initially, this form of athermalExpand
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ACCELERATION OF FRACTURE REPAIR BY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS. A SURGICALLY NONINVASIVE METHOD
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Generation of Electric Potentials by Bone in Response to Mechanical Stress
The amplitude of electrical potentials generated in stressed bone is dependent upon the rate and magnitude of bony deformation, while polarity is determined by the direction of bending. Areas underExpand
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Bone biology.
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Beneficial effects of electromagnetic fields
  • C. A. Bassett
  • Medicine
  • Journal of cellular biochemistry
  • 1 April 1993
Selective control of cell function by applying specifically configured, weak, time‐varying magnetic fields has added a new, exciting dimension to biology and medicine. Field parameters forExpand
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Pulsing electromagnetic field treatment in ununited fractures and failed arthrodeses.
Pulsing electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) induce weak electric currents in bone by external coils on casts or skin. This surgically noninvasive, outpatient method, approved by the Food and DrugExpand
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Effect of weak, pulsing electromagnetic fields on neural regeneration in the rat.
The short- and long-term effects of pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) on the rate and quality of peripheral nerve regeneration were studied. High bilateral transections of rat sciatic nerves wereExpand
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Biologic significance of piezoelectricity
  • C. A. Bassett
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Calcified tissue research
  • 1 December 1967
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Results of conservative management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head. A retrospective review.
This retrospective review of 50 osteonecrotic femoral heads in 36 young patients demonstrates the general futility of conservative treatment in slowing progression to total hip arthroplasty (THA).Expand
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Current concepts of bone formation.
The influence of environment on cell function during osteogenesis has been emphasized in this presentation. It should be remembered, however, that the milieu controls the functional activity of allExpand
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