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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Journal Article
Author(s):
Milz, S; Jakob, J; Büttner, A; Tischer, T; Putz, R; Benjamin, M
Title:
The structure of the coracoacromial ligament: fibrocartilage differentiation does not necessarily mean pathology.
Abstract:
The coracoacromial ligament forms part of the coracoacromial arch and is implicated in impingement syndrome and acromial spur formation. Here, we describe its structure and the composition of its extracellular matrix. Ligaments were obtained from 15 cadavers, nine from older people (average age 74.7 years) and six from younger individuals (average age 24.2 years). Cryosections of methanol-fixed tissue were cut and sections were immunolabelled with monoclonal antibodies against collagens, glycosa...    »
Journal title abbreviation:
Scand J Med Sci Sports
Year:
2008
Journal volume:
18
Journal issue:
1
Pages contribution:
16-22
Language:
eng
Fulltext / DOI:
doi:10.1111/j.1600-0838.2007.00644.x
Pubmed ID:
http://view.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17490459
Print-ISSN:
0905-7188
TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Sportorthopädie (Prof. Imhoff)
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