Albrecht Straub

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To assess the potential use of hyaluronic acid (HA) as adjuvant therapy in rheumatoid arthritis, the anti-inflammatory and chondroprotective effects of HA were analysed in experimental rat antigen-induced arthritis (AIA). Lewis rats with AIA were subjected to short-term (days 1 and 8, n = 10) or long-term (days 1, 8, 15 and 22, n = 10) intra-articular(More)
With the aid of monoclonal antibodies, macrophages can be split into functionally distinct subpopulations on the basis of their phenotype. Absence of macrophage subtypes has been noted in chronic inflammatory processes, e.g. posttraumatic osteomyelitis, rheumatoid arthritis and sarcoidosis. In the inflammatory focus of acute septic arthritis (n = 13(More)
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