Karen Henshaw

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An unexpected side effect of some classes of anticoagulants has been osteoporosis which may be, at least in part, related to deranged mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) function. The aim of the present study was to compare the effect of fondaparinux (FDP), a novel antithrombotic with a traditional widely used low molecular weight heparin, tinzaparin (TZP) on MSC(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The systemic response after fracture is regulated by a complex mechanism involving numerous growth factors. In this study, we analyzed the kinetics of key growth factors following lower-limb long bone fracture. MATERIALS AND METHODS Human serum was isolated from 15 patients suffering from lower-limb long bone fracture (tibia/femur)(More)
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