Table 6

Details of ESWT devices, dose of impulses administered.

Author

Device

ESWT impulse dose × number of treatments

Low energy/ high energy (energy level)

Details of sponsorship


Abt et al [21]

Ossatron High Medical Technology

1000 × 2

Low Energy (0.08 mJ/mm2

No declaration

Buch et al [27]

Epos Ultra Dornier Medical Systems

3800 total

High energy (0.03–0.36 mJ/mm2 -total 1300 mJ/mm2)

Industry sponsored trial but this was not declared

Buchbinder et al [10]

Epos Ultra Dornier Medical Systems

2000–2500 × 3

Low energy (0.02–0.33 mJ/mm2-total 1000 mJ/mm2)

Declared funding – not from industry

Cosentino et al [33]

Orthima Direx Med Sys Ltd

1200 × 6

Not stated (0.03–0.4 mJ/mm2)

No declaration

Haake et al [11]

Epos Ultra Dornier Medical Systems

4000 × 3

Low energy (0.08 mJ/mm2-total 0.96 J/mm2)

Declared: industry provided machine

Krischek et al [22]

Osteostar Siemans

500 × 3

Low energy (0.08 mJ/mm2)

No declaration

Ogden et al [28]

Ossatron High Medical Technology

1500 total

High energy (0.22 mJ/mm2-total 324.25 J)

Industry sponsored trial but this was not declared

Rompe et al [32]

Osteostar Siemans

1000 × 3

Low energy (0.06 mJ/mm2)

No declaration

Rompe et al [30]

Osteostar Siemans

1000 × 3

Low energy (0.06 mJ/mm2)

No declaration

Rompe et al [31]

Sonocur Plus Siemens

2100 × 3

Low energy (0.16 mJ/mm2)

No declaration

Speed et al [12]

Sonocur Plus Siemens

1500 × 3

Low energy (0.06 mJ/mm2)

Declared funding – not from industry


Thomson et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2005 6:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-6-19

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