Intrinsic flexor-tendon repair. A morphological study in vitro.

@article{Manske1984IntrinsicFR,
  title={Intrinsic flexor-tendon repair. A morphological study in vitro.},
  author={Paul R Manske and Richard H. Gelberman and Jerry S Vande Berg and Peggy Lesker},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1984},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={385-96}
}
UNLABELLED Rabbit flexor tendons with a 90 per cent mid-section transverse laceration demonstrated the intrinsic capacity to participate in the repair process in the absence of extrinsic cell sources and without the benefit of nutrition from a circulating blood supply or the influence of synovial fluid. Two cellular processes were involved in the in vitro repair process: (1) phagocytosis occurred by differentiation of fibroblasts from the epitenon--the cells migrated into the repair site and… CONTINUE READING

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