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Murine Flexor Tendon Injury and Repair Surgery

Murine Flexor Tendon Injury and Repair Surgery

Article DOI: 10.3791/54433
September 19th, 2016


Summary September 19th, 2016

Flexor tendons in the hand are commonly injured, leading to impaired hand function. However, the scar-tissue healing response is not well characterized. A murine model of flexor tendon healing is demonstrated here. This model can enhance overall understanding of the healing process and assess therapeutic approaches to improve healing.


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