Taro Katsura

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BACKGROUND The structural properties of a tendon autograft deteriorate during the remodeling phase after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. HYPOTHESIS A local application of(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent mediator of angiogenesis. HYPOTHESIS An application of VEGF may enhance angiogenesis in the grafted tendon in anterior cruciate(More)
BACKGROUND A sheep or goat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction model with the semitendinosus tendon autograft has not as of yet been established. HYPOTHESIS The semitendinosus tendon(More)
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