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The effect of a local application of fibroblast growth factor-2 on tendon-to-bone remodeling in rats with acute injury and repair of the supraspinatus tendon.
METHODS We investigated the effect of application of fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-2 on the tendon-to-bone remodeling of repaired supraspinatus tendon in rats subjected to bilateral detachment.Expand
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The effects of fibroblast growth factor-2 on rotator cuff reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix grafts.
PURPOSE Our purpose was to determine whether the local application of fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 2 accelerates regeneration and remodeling of rotator cuff tendon defects reconstructed withExpand
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FGF-2 Stimulates the Growth of Tenogenic Progenitor Cells to Facilitate the Generation of Tenomodulin-Positive Tenocytes in a Rat Rotator Cuff Healing Model
Background: Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)–2 has the potential to enhance tendon-to-bone healing after rotator cuff (RC) injury. Hypothesis: FGF-2 stimulates tenogenic differentiation of progenitorsExpand
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Tibiofemoral movement 3: full flexion in the living knee studied by MRI
We studied active flexion from 90° to 133° and passive flexion to 162° using MRI in 20 unloaded knees in Japanese subjects. Flexion over this arc is accompanied by backward movement of the medialExpand
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Reconstruction of large rotator-cuff tears with acellular dermal matrix grafts in rats.
HYPOTHESIS With the acellular dermal matrix (ADM), it may be possible to bridge large rotator cuff tears and induce tendon regeneration. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 3 x 5 mm defect of the rotator cuffExpand
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The effects of propofol on lipid peroxidation and inflammatory response in elective coronary artery bypass grafting.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of propofol confer benefit in adult patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting. DESIGN Prospective,Expand
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Local Application of Gelatin Hydrogel Sheets Impregnated With Platelet-Derived Growth Factor BB Promotes Tendon-to-Bone Healing After Rotator Cuff Repair in Rats.
PURPOSE To determine whether the local application of platelet-derived growth factor BB (PDGF-BB) in hydrogel sheets would promote healing and improve histologic characteristics and biomechanicalExpand
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Microinjection of Propofol into the Perifornical Area Induces Sedation with Decreasing Cortical Acetylcholine Release in Rats
BACKGROUND: Among many neurotransmitter systems in the central nervous system, the cholinergic system has been shown to contribute to propofol's sedative/anesthetic effects, because it has been shownExpand
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Development of multi-type fatigue testing machine in axial loading and verification of its fundamental performance
Fatigue behavior of metallic materials in very high cycle regime has become an impotant subject to guarantee the safety of mechanical structures during the long term service. In order to performExpand
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Effect of immobilization on rotator cuff reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix grafts in an animal model.
INTRODUCTION Using a rat model we determined whether immobilization improves tendon-to-bone healing and tendon maturation after rotator cuff reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix (ADM) grafts.Expand
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