Corpus ID: 23827633

Changes of histology and capsular collagen in a rat shoulder immobilization model.

@article{Liu2011ChangesOH,
  title={Changes of histology and capsular collagen in a rat shoulder immobilization model.},
  author={Yu-lei Liu and Y. Ao and G. Cui and Jing-xian Zhu},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 23},
  pages={
          3939-44
        }
}
BACKGROUND Shoulder immobilization can induce adhesion of the joint, capsular contracture or lead to the condition of frozen shoulder. However, little is known about the histological effects of immobilization on the shoulder joint. This study aimed to explore the effect of immobility on the subscapular bursa (SSB) and the joint capsular content, including the distribution of types I and III collagen, within an immobilized rat shoulder. METHODS Forty-six Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly… Expand
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