IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - On the Use of Electrical Stimulation to Prevent the Loss of Muscle Strength During the Treatment of Fractures by Immobilization Splints

2018 IEEE ANDESCON

Author(s): Valery Puebla ; Josselyn Ruales ; Diego S. Benitez ; Marcello Longo
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2018
Conference Location: Santiago de Cali, Colombia, Colombia
Conference Date: 22 August 2018
Page(s): 1 - 5
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5386-8372-9
ISBN (USB): 978-1-5386-8371-2
DOI: 10.1109/ANDESCON.2018.8564621
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This paper explores the feasibility of using controlled electro stimulation in order to avoid muscular atrophy in an immobile limb during the treatment of a fractured or dislocated bone. The... View More

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