Suture wear particles cause a significant inflammatory response in a murine synovial airpouch model

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Vedran Lovric; Michael J. Goldberg; Philipp R. Heuberer; Rema A. Oliver; Dana Stone; Brenda Laky; Richard S. Page; William R. Walsh;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (issn: 1749-799X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13018-018-1026-4
  • Subject: Post-arthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis | Suture | Suture wear particles | Matrix metalloproteinase | Inflammatory response | Foreign body reaction | Orthopedic surgery | RD701-811 | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935

Abstract Background Commonly used contemporary orthopaedic sutures have been identified as a potential causative factor in the development of post-arthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis. Currently, little is known about the body’s immune response to these materials. The... View more
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