A double-blind study of capacitively coupled electrical stimulation as an adjunct to lumbar spinal fusions.

@article{Goodwin1999ADS,
  title={A double-blind study of capacitively coupled electrical stimulation as an adjunct to lumbar spinal fusions.},
  author={Caleb Goodwin and Carl T. Brighton and Richard D. Guyer and John R. Johnson and Kim Light and Hansen A. Yuan},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 13},
  pages={1349-56; discussion 1357}
}
STUDY DESIGN A randomized double-blind prospective comparison with a placebo control. This report of the results is the first in an ongoing study. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of noninvasive capacitively coupled electrical stimulation on the success rate of lumbar spine fusion surgery, and to compare active with placebo stimulators as adjuncts to contemporary fusion techniques. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Previous studies have established the effectiveness of direct current and… CONTINUE READING

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