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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
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Pawluk, "A non-operative salvage of surgically-resistant pseudarthroses and non-unions by pulsing electromagnetic fields
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Processes Responding to Pulsing Electromagnetic Fields
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Stimulation of experimental endochondral ossification by low-energy pulsing electromagnetic fields
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