Cellular and extracellular matrix changes in anterior cruciate ligaments during human knee aging and osteoarthritis

@inproceedings{Hasegawa2013CellularAE,
  title={Cellular and extracellular matrix changes in anterior cruciate ligaments during human knee aging and osteoarthritis},
  author={Akihiko Hasegawa and Hiroyuki Nakahara and Mitsuo Kinoshita and Hiroshi Asahara and James A. Koziol and Martin K Lotz},
  booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) degeneration is observed in most osteoarthritis (OA)-affected knee joints. However, the specific spatial and temporal relations of these changes and their association with extracellular matrix (ECM) degeneration are not well understood. The objective of this study was to characterize the patterns and relations… CONTINUE READING