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The Bonar score revisited: Region of evaluation significantly influences the standardized assessment of tendon degeneration

Fearon, Angela; Dahlstrom, Jane; Twin, Jane; Cook, Jill L; Scott, Alex


Objectives: Tendinopathy is a common, costly condition affecting both sporting and sedentary populations. Research into tendinopathy frequently involves the evaluation of tendinosis, a pathology characterized by a lack of inflammatory cells, collagen disruption, neovascularisation, altered cell numbers and morphology and increased glycosaminoglycans. Evaluation of these characteristics can be undertaken using the Bonar histopathology score, but the characteristics are heterogeneous throughout...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2013.07.008


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