Chapter 5. Bioelectric Phenomena: Electrostimulation and Fracture Healing

  1. Jitendra Behari

Published Online: 10 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470824023.ch5

Biophysical Bone Behavior: Principles and Applications

Biophysical Bone Behavior: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Behari, J. (2009) Bioelectric Phenomena: Electrostimulation and Fracture Healing, in Biophysical Bone Behavior: Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470824023.ch5

Author Information

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470824009

Online ISBN: 9780470824023

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Keywords:

  • bioelectric phenomena - electrostimulation and fracture healing;
  • biophysics of fracture;
  • bone formation and remodeling and physical and biochemical control;
  • basic multicellular units (BMUs) and net bone turnover regulation;
  • bone formation/resorption (remodeling) - mechanical VS electrical stimulus;
  • tissue differentiation in fracture healing process;
  • electromagnetic field and fracture healing;
  • venous pressure and bone formation;
  • SNR analysis for EMF, US and SGP signals;
  • laser–tissue interaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biophysics of Fracture

  • Bone Fracture Healing

  • Electromagnetic Field and Fracture Healing

  • Venous Pressure and Bone Formation

  • Ultrasound and Bone Repair

  • SNR Analysis for EMF, US and SGP Signals

  • Low Energy He-Ne Laser Irradiation and Bone Repair

  • Electrostimulation of Osteoporosis

  • Other Techniques: Use of Nanoparticles

  • Possible Mechanism Involved in Osteoporosis