Effects of montelukast on tendon healing in a murine model


Gideroglu K., Cakici H., Hapa O., Ozturan K. E. , Bozdag E., YILMAZ F., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.40, no.3, pp.171-176, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00238-017-1283-1
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-176
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Tendon injury induces a local inflammatory response characterized by the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of montelukast sodium on the healing of tendons through histological and biomechanical evaluations.