Treatment of long bones nonunions with high energy shock waves

@inproceedings{Guojun2000TreatmentOL,
  title={Treatment of long bones nonunions with high energy shock waves},
  author={Xie Guo-jun},
  year={2000}
}
Objective To observe the clinical results of the high energy shock waves(HESW)for treatment of nonunions of long bones. Methods A total of 19 patients with nonunions of long bones were treated with HESW.All patients were immobilised in a plaster cast or external fixation after operation.The X-ray films were made every 4 weeks for the evaluation of fracture healing.The serum AKP and BGP were detected before and 2 weeks after treatment. Results 84.2% (16 of 19)cases reached radiographically… CONTINUE READING

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