The effect of therapeutic ultrasound on metallic implants: a study in rats.

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

Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, vol.92, no.11, pp.1858-62, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.06.002
  • Title of Journal : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Page Numbers: pp.1858-62


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.