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Table 1 Study demographics

From: Regenerate bone stimulation following limb lengthening: a meta-analysis

Authors, Year Number of Patients Number of Limbs Mean Age in Years (Range) Tibia (%) Femur (%) Humerus (%) Modality Used
Salem and Schmelz, 2014 [43] 21 21 31 (− to -) 100 % 0 % 0 % LIPUS
El-Mowafi and Mohsen, 2005 [41] 20 20 35 (18 to 45) 100 % 0 % 0 % LIPUS
Dudda et al., 2011 [40] 36 36 39 (16 to 69) 100 % 0 % 0 % LIPUS
Gebauer and Correll, 2005 [42] 13 17 7.85 (− to -) 94 % 6 % 0 % LIPUS
Gonzalez et al., 2005 [44] 30 60 11 (− to -) 47 % 33 % 20 % PEMF
Eyres et al., 1996 [45] 13 18 17.9 (11 to 19) 78 % 22 % 0 % PEMF
Gold and Wasserman, 2005 [46] 20 20 34 (18 to 50) 100 % 0 % 0 % LIPUS