The effects of ketorolac and morphine on articular cartilage and synovium in the rabbit knee joint.

@article{Dogan2004TheEO,
  title={The effects of ketorolac and morphine on articular cartilage and synovium in the rabbit knee joint.},
  author={Nazim Dogan and Ali Fuat Erdem and Cemal Gundoğdu and Husnu Kursad and Mehmet Kizilkaya},
  journal={Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 7},
  pages={502-5}
}
Analgesics are commonly injected intra-articularly for analgesia after arthroscopic surgery, especially of knee joints. The aim of this study was to research the effects of ketorolac and morphine on articular cartilage and synovial membrane. This study used rabbit right and left hind knee joints. The treatments, saline, morphine, or ketorolac, were administered intra-articularly 24 h after injection, and 5 joints from animals in each drug group were chosen randomly to form Group I and subgroups… CONTINUE READING
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