EFFECTIVENESS OF EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE THERAPY TO TREAT PRIMARY MEDIAL KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS WITH AND WITHOUT BONE MARROW EDEMA IN ELDERLY PATIENTS


Ediz L. , Özgökçe M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.21, no.3, pp.394-401, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2018344054
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.394-401
  • Keywords: Aged, Osteoarthritis, knee, Extracorporeal shock wave therapy, RABBITS, EXPRESSION, PROGRESSION, LESIONS, TRIAL, RATS, HIP

Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiographic effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy to treat primary medial knee osteoarthritis with and without bone marrow edema in elderly patients.