The Effect of Therapeutic Ultrasound on Metallic Implants: A Study in Rats


KOCAOĞLU B., Cabukoglu C., Ozeras N., Seyhan M., Karahan M., Yalcin S.

ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.92, no.11, pp.1858-1862, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.06.002
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1858-1862
  • Keywords: Bone Fracture healing, implant failure, metal, Heating, Loosening, Metallic implant, Rehabilitation, Ultrasound

Abstract

Objective: To investigate whether therapeutic ultrasound (US) use over metallic implants has the potential for adverse effects as a result of greater temperature increases at the tissue-metal interface.