Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, May 22nd, 2005
It has been shown that US stimulation "accelerates fracture healing in animal models and in clinical studies," scientists in Taiwan explained. "However, the mechanism by which US achieves these outcomes is not clear."
In their study, R.S. Yang and coauthors at National Taiwan University "investigated the effect of US stimulation on the differentiation of osteoblasts and osteoclastogenesis."
"The effect of different intensities of US stimulation (1 MHz, continuous wave) on the osteoblastic cell line MC3T3-E1 or primary cultured osteoblasts was...
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