Yi Sheng Chan

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Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic evaluation of soft tissue injuries in tibial plateau fractures: retrospective analysis of 98 cases
    Mohamed Zaki Abdel-Hamid
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:669-75. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating hip labral tears using magnetic resonance arthrography: a prospective study comparing hip arthroscopy and magnetic resonance arthrography diagnosis
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 21:1250. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Using low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to improve muscle healing after laceration injury: an in vitro and in vivo study
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:743-51. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Improved divergence angles with femoral interference screw placement through the tibial tunnel as measured by multiplanar reconstruction computed tomography
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 25:54-61. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Arthroscopy-assisted surgery for tibial plateau fractures: 2- to 10-year follow-up results
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 24:760-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopy- assisted surgery for tibial plateau fractures
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:239-47. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Femoral interference screw placement through the tibial tunnel: a novel method without graft damage
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:1251.e1-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament with use of a quadruple hamstring tendon graft with 3- to 5-year follow-up
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:762-70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic-assisted reduction with bilateral buttress plate fixation of complex tibial plateau fractures
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 19:974-84. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament by using a quadriceps tendon autograft: a minimum 5-year follow-up
    Chin Hsien Wu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 23:420-7. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic evaluation of soft tissue injuries in tibial plateau fractures: retrospective analysis of 98 cases
    Mohamed Zaki Abdel-Hamid
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:669-75. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that use of arthroscopy to evaluate soft tissue injury in tibial plateau fractures would reveal a greater number of associated injuries than have previously been reported...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating hip labral tears using magnetic resonance arthrography: a prospective study comparing hip arthroscopy and magnetic resonance arthrography diagnosis
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 21:1250. 2005
    ..To evaluate the sensitivity and accuracy of magnetic resonance arthrography (MRA) with true sagittal scout image mapped radial reformation in localizing hip labral tears...
  3. doi request reprint Using low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to improve muscle healing after laceration injury: an in vitro and in vivo study
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:743-51. 2010
    ..Findings of this study demonstrate a scientific basis for future clinical trials and establish an indication for LIPUS in enhancing muscle healing after laceration injury...
  4. doi request reprint Improved divergence angles with femoral interference screw placement through the tibial tunnel as measured by multiplanar reconstruction computed tomography
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 25:54-61. 2009
    ..This study evaluated femur bioabsorbable interference screw divergence and obliquity of the graft and tunnel positions as measured by multiplanar reconstruction computed tomography (MPR-CT) after endoscopic ACL reconstruction...
  5. doi request reprint Arthroscopy-assisted surgery for tibial plateau fractures: 2- to 10-year follow-up results
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 24:760-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the outcome of arthroscopy-assisted reduction with internal fixation for treating tibial plateau fractures at 2- to 10-year follow-up...
  6. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopy- assisted surgery for tibial plateau fractures
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:239-47. 2011
    ..The author reviews the current surgical principles, pitfalls, approaches, clinical results, and complications of arthroscopyassisted surgery for tibial plateau fractures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Femoral interference screw placement through the tibial tunnel: a novel method without graft damage
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:1251.e1-4. 2006
    ..Moreover, this novel approach is feasible for all tendon grafts (bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts, quadriceps tendon-patellar bone grafts, and hamstring tendon grafts)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament with use of a quadruple hamstring tendon graft with 3- to 5-year follow-up
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 22:762-70. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic-assisted reduction with bilateral buttress plate fixation of complex tibial plateau fractures
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 19:974-84. 2003
    ..Our aim was to determine the outcome of arthroscopic-assisted reduction with bilateral buttress plate fixation for the treatment of closed complex tibial plateau fractures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament by using a quadriceps tendon autograft: a minimum 5-year follow-up
    Chin Hsien Wu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 23:420-7. 2007
    ..We prospectively assessed 22 consecutively treated patients to determine the effectiveness and safety of arthroscopically assisted posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction by using a quadriceps tendon autograft...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of autogenous and allogenous posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions of the knee
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
    Injury 35:1279-85. 2004
    ..Complications were more prevalent with autogenous grafts. In conclusion, autogenous and allogenous tendon grafts are equally effective in PCL reconstruction...
  12. doi request reprint Arthroscopy-assisted reduction of posteromedial tibial plateau fractures with buttress plate and cannulated screw construct
    Chih Hao Chiu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 29:1346-54. 2013
    ..To present the radiologic and clinical results of posteromedial fractures treated with arthroscopy-assisted reduction and buttress plate and cannulated screw fixation...
  13. doi request reprint Arthroscopic suture fixation of tibial eminence avulsion fractures
    Tsan Wen Huang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 24:1232-8. 2008
    ..This study presents the clinical results of a procedure for treating tibial eminence fractures of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) using arthroscopic reduction and No. 5 Ethibond sutures (Ethicon, Somerville, NJ)...
  14. doi request reprint pCMV-BMP-2-transfected cell-mediated gene therapy in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in rabbits
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 26:968-76. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect of plasmid cytomegalovirus (pCMV)-bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP-2) gene therapy on the healing of the tendon-bone interface after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in rabbits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted osteosynthesis of complex intra-articular fractures of the distal radius
    Alvin Chao Yu Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 53:354-9. 2002
    ..The technique of arthroscope-assisted surgery allows more accurate reduction of the articular surface and treatment of soft tissue lesions, both of which are necessary for regaining anatomic structure and satisfactory function...
  16. doi request reprint Medial gastrocnemius muscle flap for treating wound complications after double-plate fixation via two-incision approach for complex tibial plateau fractures
    Ying Chao Chou
    From the Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsin Street, 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 68:138-45. 2010
    ..A retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a medial gastrocnemius muscle flap transfer in treating this complicated disability...
  17. doi request reprint Simultaneous arthroscopic reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligament using hamstring and quadriceps tendon autografts
    Yang Pin Lo
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Trauma 66:780-8. 2009
    ..Various methods of reconstructing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) after knee dislocation have been described, but few reports discuss simultaneous ACL and PCL reconstructions in a single operation...
  18. doi request reprint Repositioning osteotomy for intra-articular malunion of distal radius with radiocarpal and/or distal radioulnar joint subluxation
    Ming Kai Hsieh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Trauma 69:418-22. 2010
    ..Conventional corrective osteotomy emphasizes on the restoration of the articular step-off. However, little information is available concerning the restoration of a concentric functioning joint through osteotomy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring tendon graft with remnant augmentation
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 21:1401. 2005
    ..The selection of autograft precludes the risks of allograft and artificial ligament. The short-term results are encouraging, but long-term results are needed to confirm the value of this technique for PCL reconstruction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted osteosynthesis for tibial plateau fractures
    Shuo S Hung
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 54:356-63. 2003
    ..Options for management of tibial plateau fracture are numerous, and the outcome depends on several factors. With the inherent advantages of arthroscopy, the results of tibial plateau fracture have been greatly improved...
  21. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen treatment prevents nitric oxide-induced apoptosis in articular cartilage injury via enhancement of the expression of heat shock protein 70
    Steve W N Ueng
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 31:376-84. 2013
    ..Accordingly, HBO treatment prevents NO-induced apoptosis in articular cartilage injury via enhancement of the expression of heat shock protein 70...
  22. doi request reprint Arthroscopic suture fixation for avulsion fractures in the tibial attachment of the posterior cruciate ligament
    Szu Yuan Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 28:1454-63. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to highlight our surgical technique of arthroscopic suture fixation for acute tibial eminence posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) avulsion fractures, clinical and radiographic outcomes, and complication rates...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical results of all-inside meniscal repair using the FasT-Fix meniscal repair system
    Chih Wei Chiang
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:298-305. 2011
    ..Three arthroscopic techniques are widely used, namely inside-out, outside-in, and all-inside. Arthroscopy all inside meniscal repair has the lowest neurovascular injury rate...
  24. doi request reprint Cocktail therapy for femoral head necrosis of the hip
    Shan Ling Hsu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:23-9. 2010
    ..Cocktail therapy consists of extracorporeal shock wave treatment (ESWT), hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) and alendronate. We hypothesized that this combined therapy may produce better results than ESWT alone when treating hip necrosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Complications of hip arthroscopy: analysis of seventy three cases
    Yang Pin Lo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:86-92. 2006
    ..We report our experience with 73 hip arthroscopy procedures and complications at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital...
  26. doi request reprint Endoscopy-assisted percutaneous repair of acute Achilles tendon tears
    Chih Hao Chiu
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Foot Ankle Int 34:1168-76. 2013
    ..We developed a technique for endoscopy-assisted percutaneous repair of acute Achilles tendon tears...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reducing the "killer turn" in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Ting Wen Huang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 19:712-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the graft angulation and joint translation between anteromedial and anterolateral route tibial tunnels...
  28. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic suture repair of peripheral tears of triangular fibrocartilage complex using a volar portal
    Alvin Chao Yu Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Arthroscopy 21:1406. 2005
    ..The authors describe an arthroscopic technique using an additional volar portal that allows quick access and a secure purchase of peripheral TFCC tears as well as a distinct approach to dorsal wrist structures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Opening-wedge osteotomy, allografting with dual buttress plate fixation for severe genu recurvatum caused by partial growth arrest of the proximal tibial physis: a case report
    Liang Chin Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    J Orthop Trauma 18:384-7. 2004
    ..At 3 years' follow-up, the patient was asymptomatic, fully active with a full range of motion (0 - 140 degrees) of the leg, and equal leg lengths. There were no signs of genu recurvatum clinically...
  30. doi request reprint Functional outcomes of arthroscopic posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: comparison of anteromedial and anterolateral trans-tibia approach
    To Wong
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:315-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective clinical study was to compare the functional outcomes of A-M and A-L trans-tibia approach in arthroscopic PCL reconstruction...
  31. doi request reprint Arthroscopic ganglionectomy through an intrafocal cystic portal for wrist ganglia
    Alvin Chao Yu Chen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 26:617-22. 2010
    ..A retrospective study was conducted on arthroscopic ganglionectomy in wrists using a novel intrafocal cystic portal. The safety and efficacy of this technique were assessed by treatment of 15 wrists in 15 patients...
  32. pmc Effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound and hyperbaric oxygen on human osteoarthritic chondrocytes
    Li Jen Yuan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsin St, 333, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    J Orthop Surg Res 9:5. 2014
    ..Although the individual effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on osteoarthritic (OA) chondrocytes have been reported, the effects of HBO combined with LIPUS treatment are unknown...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the outcome of distal realignment for patellofemoral disorders of the knee
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
    Knee 12:195-200. 2005
    ..However, the clinical outcome correlated with the severity of articular damage and the correction of patellar malalignment. Error in patient selection and inadequate surgical technique were attributable to poor outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal shockwave for chronic patellar tendinopathy
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 833
    Am J Sports Med 35:972-8. 2007
    ..Chronic patellar tendinopathy is an overuse syndrome with pathologic changes similar to tendinopathies of the shoulder, elbow, and heel. Extracorporeal shockwave was shown effective in many tendinopathies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treatment of osteonecrosis of the hip: comparison of extracorporeal shockwave with shockwave and alendronate
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University School of Medicine, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:901-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that joint effects of ESWT and alendronate may produce superior results. This prospective study compared the results of ESWT and alendronate with that of ESWT without alendronate in early ONFH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Additive effects of hyperbaric oxygen and platelet-derived growth factor-BB in chondrocyte transplantation via up-regulation expression of platelet-derived growth factor-beta receptor
    Li Jen Yuan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 27:1439-46. 2009
    ..In situ up-regulation of PDGFR-beta expression partially explains the additive effect of H+P treatment in cartilage repair. Accordingly, H+P offers a potential treatment method for cartilage repair...
  37. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic single- versus double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions using hamstring autograft
    Ching Jen Wang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan ROC
    Injury 35:1293-9. 2004
    ..The difference between single- and double-bundle PCL reconstruction, if any, can be concluded only with long-term results and larger number of patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Conditions affecting treatment of pertrochanteric osteomyelitis
    Chin Hsien Wu
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 30:414-22. 2007
    ..This retrospective study evaluates the management of pertrochanteric osteomyelitis and presents our experience using a two-stage treatment protocol...
  39. doi request reprint Osteogenesis of prefabricated vascularized periosteal graft in rabbits
    Alvin Chao Yu Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Trauma 67:165-7. 2009
    ..The role of vascularized periosteum flap as a graft and the factors stimulating it into osteogenic activity remain obscure. Few articles recognized its osteogenic process without the dependence of stress stimulation or bony contact...
  40. ncbi request reprint Open and arthroscopic surgical management of primary synovial chondromatosis of the hip
    Yi Hsun Yu
    Division of Joint Reconstruction, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 34:101-8. 2011
    ..Primary synovial chondromatosis commonly involves large joints such as the knee and hip. The optimal approaches for successful surgical management of symptomatic primary synovial chondromatosis of the hip joint are controversial...
  41. ncbi request reprint Tubular acetabular intraosseous contrast tracking in MR arthrography of the hip: prevalence, clinical significance, and mechanisms of development
    Li Chang Lien
    Department of Medical Imaging and Intervention, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing St, Gui Shan, Tao Yuan 33300, Taiwan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:807-10. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint The use of suramin, an antifibrotic agent, to improve muscle recovery after strain injury
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:43-51. 2005
    ..Muscle strain injuries are extremely common in sports medicine. Muscle healing often is hindered by scar tissue formation after injury...
  43. ncbi request reprint Antifibrotic effects of suramin in injured skeletal muscle after laceration
    Yi Sheng Chan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    J Appl Physiol 95:771-80. 2003
    ..This study could significantly contribute to the development of strategies to promote efficient muscle healing and functional recovery...