Pulsing electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) were used during the postoperative management of 31 patients submitted to lumbosacral posterolateral fusion (PLF). The fusions were stimulated with PEMFs during the first 2 of the 4 months of postoperative immobilization. Consolidation of PLF was obtained in 20 of the 31 patients after 2 months of stimulation, thus, healing time was cut in half. After 4 months, fusion was observed in 30 out of the 31 cases submitted to stimulation (96%).
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||La Chirurgia degli organi di movimento|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 1992|
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