Stimulation of Tendon Healing With Delayed Dexamethasone Treatment Is Modified by the Microbiome.

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Summary of "Stimulation of Tendon Healing With Delayed Dexamethasone Treatment Is Modified by the Microbiome."

The immune system reflects the microbiome (microbiota). Modulation of the immune system during early tendon remodeling by dexamethasone treatment can improve rat Achilles tendon healing. The authors tested whether changes in the microbiota could influence the effect of dexamethasone treatment.


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Name: The American journal of sports medicine
ISSN: 1552-3365
Pages: 363546518799442


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