hrp0089fc2.5 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism 1 | ESPE2018
, Zaman Farasat
, Madhuri Vrisha
, Savendahl Lars
Background: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is widely used in the clinic for non-union of fractures. However, effect of ESWT on longitudinal bone growth has not been well studied. We explored the in vitro and in vivo effects of low/high dose radial shock wave treatment (SWT) on growth plate (GP) cartilage. A positive or negative effect on growth could be harnessed for therapeutic growth modulation while no change establishes safety.<p class="abst...