pulsing electromagnetic field


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pulsing electromagnetic field

Abbreviation: PEMF
An alternating electrical current used to produce an electromagnetic field. This may induce healing when applied to a fractured bone. The field is applied noninvasively to the affected limb. It may be moderately helpful in treating bony nonunion. See: diathermy
See also: field
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Processes Responding to Pulsing Electromagnetic Fields, from the Peer-Reviewed Literature
Bassett CA, Mitchell SN, et al (1978) Repair of non- unions by pulsing electromagnetic fields.
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