SPECIALTY UPDATE: What's New in Orthopaedic Trauma

Schmidt, Andrew H.; Jahangir, A. Alex
August 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 8, p2055
Academic Journal
The article offers updates concerning orthopaedic traumatology. It cites a study which show that low-intensity pulsed ultrasound accelerated healing of fractures in the tibia and radius. New findings from the Lower Extremity Assessment Project (LEAP) study group were also discussed. Moreover, a study concludes that the timing of fixation fractures is an important factor affecting the outcome for those with polytrauma.


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