Stimulation of tendon repair by platelet concentrate, CDMP-2 and mechanical loading in animal models

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Virchenko, Olena;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Institutionen för nervsystem och rörelseorgan
  • Subject: Blood platelets | physiopathology | wound healing | Orthopaedics | Ortopedi | injuries | therapy | physiology | tendon injuries | Achilles tendon
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system

Growth factor delivery may be useful to accelerate the rate of tendon healing. We studied Platelet Concentrate, which in effect can be regarded as a cocktail of growth factors relevant for tendon healing. In a rat Achilles tendon transection model, one postoperative inj... View more
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