[Comparison of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) with roentgen irradiation in supraspinatus tendon syndrome--a prospective randomized single-blind parallel group comparison].

@article{Haake2001ComparisonOE,
  title={[Comparison of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) with roentgen irradiation in supraspinatus tendon syndrome--a prospective randomized single-blind parallel group comparison].},
  author={Michael R Haake and Almut Sattler and Markus Wolfram Gross and Jan Schmitt and Ralf Hildebrandt and Helge H. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  year={2001},
  volume={139 5},
  pages={
          397-402
        }
}
AIM Extracorporal shock wave therapy (FSWT) is applied in the case of supraspinatus tendinitis if conservative therapies have failed. So far there has been no controlled study comparing the effectiveness of ESWT with an established conservative method of therapy such as X-ray stimulation radiotherapy. METHOD Thirty patients with chronic supraspinatus tendinitis were admitted into the prospective randomised study. After randomisation, the patients were treated either three times with 2000… CONTINUE READING

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