Nerve growth factor concentrations in the synovial fluid from healthy dogs and dogs with secondary osteoarthritis.

@article{Isola2011NerveGF,
  title={Nerve growth factor concentrations in the synovial fluid from healthy dogs and dogs with secondary osteoarthritis.},
  author={Maurizio Isola and Vanni Ferrari and Alda Miolo and Fabio Stabile and Daniele Bernardini and Paolo Carnier and Roberto Busetto},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          279-84
        }
}
  • M. IsolaV. Ferrari R. Busetto
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T
OBJECTIVE To measure the concentrations of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the synovial fluid from normal dogs and dogs with osteoarthritis (OA) secondary to common joint disorders. METHODS Nerve growth factor synovial concentrations were measured by ELISA assay in 50 dogs divided into three groups: 12 healthy, 16 affected by acute lameness within seven days before enrolment, and 22 with chronic lameness persisting by more than one month before enrolment and accompanied by radiological signs of… 

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