Corticosteroids reduce the tensile strength of isolated collagen fascicles

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Bjarki Thor Haraldsson, Henning Langberg, Per Aagaard, Anne-Marie Zuurmond, Benno van El, Jeroen Degroot, Michael Kjaer, S Peter Magnusson

Overuse tendon injuries are frequent. Corticosteroid injections are commonly used as treatment, although their direct effects on the material properties of the tendon are poorly understood.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine
Volume34
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)1992-7
Number of pages6
ISSN0363-5465
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

    Research areas

  • Animals, Collagen, Glucocorticoids, Male, Methylprednisolone, Rats, Tendon Injuries, Tensile Strength

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