Does low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) accelerate recovery in adults and children who have experienced bone fractures or osteotomy (cutting of a bone)? An expert panel rapidly produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review triggered by a large multi-centre randomised trial in adults with tibial fracture.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j576, hdl.handle.net/1765/98256
Series Surgery and Traumatology
Journal BMJ (Online)
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Poolman, R.W, Agoritsas, T. (Thomas), Siemieniuk, R.A.C. (Reed A C), Harris, I, Schipper, I.B, Mollon, B. (Brent), … Vandvik, P.O. (2017). Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) for bone healing: A clinical practice guideline. BMJ (Online), 356. doi:10.1136/bmj.j576