The effects of common anti-inflammatory drugs on the healing rat patellar tendon.

@article{Ferry2007TheEO,
  title={The effects of common anti-inflammatory drugs on the healing rat patellar tendon.},
  author={Scott T Ferry and Laurence E. Dahners and Hessam M Afshari and Paul S. Weinhold},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1326-33}
}
BACKGROUND Tendon injuries that occur at the osteotendinous junction are commonly seen in clinical practice and range from acute strain to rupture. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are often prescribed in the treatment of these conditions, but the effect that these agents may have on the healing response at the bone-tendon junction is unclear. HYPOTHESIS In response to an acute injury at the osteotendinous junction, the healing patellar tendon will have inferior biomechanical properties… CONTINUE READING
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