Effect of Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound on Bone Healing at Osteotomy Sites After Open Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on bone healing at osteotomy sites after open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-six patients underwent OWHTO without bone grafting. Thirty cases treated with LIPUS (group L) after surgery were compared with 13 cases… CONTINUE READING