Spark Wave® Therapy – a New Method for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

  Peripheral nerve injuries affect millions of people every year. After trauma or surgery, patients often require autologous nerve grafting, which is the „gold standard“, but nevertheless a complex and demanding surgical procedure with low chances of success. The choice of graft type and optimal regeneration conditions are crucial for the final result. Scientists of […]

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Shock wave therapy was one of the strong topics at the combined World Meeting on Sexual Medicine and European Society of Sexual Medicine in Lisbon, 2018. For those who could not participate we provide the overview at MTS Science. There was an intensive discussion about the relevant application of energy and the most efficient protocol. […]

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment: An Emerging Treatment Modality For Retracting Scars of The Hands

Prolonged and abnormal scarring after trauma, burns and surgical procedures often results in a pathologic scar. We evaluated the efficacy of unfocused shock wave treatment, alone or in combination with manual therapy, on retracting scars on the hands. Scar appearance was assessed by means of the modified Vancouver Scar Scale; functional hand mobility was evaluated […]

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Effect of shock waves on macrophages: A possible role in tissue regeneration and remodeling

In this study, d’Agostino et al. researched the effect of shock waves on macrophages in view of a possible function in tissue regeneration and remodeling. The team used two different types of macrophages: M1 pro-inflammatory macrophages and M2 anti-inflammatory macrophages. After SW treatment with different intensities the expression was measured via qPCR. The results of […]

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Low-energy Shock Wave Therapy Ameriolates Erectile Dysfunction in a Pelvic Neurovascular Injuries Rat Model

New Study from: Prof. Dr. Tom Lue, University of California, San Francisco Low-energy Shock Wave Therapy Ameliorates Erectile Dysfunction in a Pelvic Neurovascular Injuries Rat Model   In this study , Tom Lue and his colleagues wanted to investigate the effects of Low-energy shockwave therapy (LESW) in a trauma-related erectile dysfunction (ED) that “commonly occurs […]

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Effect of shock waves on macrophages: A possible role in tissue regeneration and remodeling (d’Agostino, MC.) In this study, Agostino et al. researched the effect of shock waves on macrophages in view of a possible function in tissue regeneration and remodeling. The team used two different types of macrophages: M1 pro-inflammatory macrophages and M2 anti-inflammatory […]

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