Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for the Treatment of Non-Union of a Canine Mandibular Fracture


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Article
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Authors
Oginska, Olivia J 
Whitelock, Richard 
Hausler, Kirsten 
Stelman, Amy 
Allen, Matthew J 
Abstract

jats:titleAbstract</jats:title>jats:pThe use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for the treatment of delayed or non-union of long bone fractures has been described in human patients with encouraging results. This case report describes the successful treatment of a mandibular fracture non-union with ESWT. To authors' knowledge, this is the first report of the clinical use of ESWT for the management of a non-union in a dog.</jats:p>

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Keywords
3009 Veterinary Sciences, 30 Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences, Physical Injury - Accidents and Adverse Effects
Journal Title
VCOT Open
Conference Name
Journal ISSN
2625-2325
2625-2325
Volume Title
02
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG