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Chronic inflammation is a feature of Achilles tendinopathy and rupture

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Background Recent investigation of human tissue and cells from positional tendons such as the rotator cuff has clarified the importance of inflammation in the development and progression of tendon disease. These mechanisms remain poorly understood in disease of energy-storing tendons such as the Achilles. Using tissue biopsies from patients, we investigated if inflammation is a feature of Achilles tendinopathy and rupture. Methods We studied Achilles tendon ... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bjsports-2017-098161

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Sports Medicine Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
6
Pages:
359-367
Publication date:
2017-11-08
Acceptance date:
2017-10-31
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EISSN:
1473-0480
ISSN:
0306-3674
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742161
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pubs:742161
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uuid:71794d69-e7a5-4ee2-88e7-874d32523457
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pubs:742161
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2017-11-01

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