Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic calcifying tendonitis of the rotator cuff

Hodgkinson, B, Merlin, T
Record ID 32006000588
Authors' results and conclusions: There are several good quality studies describing the effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of shoulder tendonitis. In addition, it is expected that there would be a rapid uptake of this technology based on the prevalence of the condition.
Authors' recommendations: HealthPACT recommends that a Horizon Scanning report be conducted.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2004
URL for published report: Not Available
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Australia
MeSH Terms
  • Ultrasonic Therapy
  • Calcinosis
  • High-Energy Shock Waves
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Joint
  • Tendinopathy
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