Chunfeng Zhao

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Beyond the square knot: a novel knotting technique for surgical use
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1020-7. 2013
  2. pmc Surface treatment of flexor tendon autografts with carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic Acid. An in vivo canine model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2181-91. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Improvement of flexor tendon reconstruction with carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic acid and gelatin-modified intrasynovial allografts: study of a primary repair failure model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2817-28. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic acid and gelatin surface modification on peroneus longus tendon graft in a short-term canine model in vivo
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:876-81. 2007
  5. pmc Surface modification counteracts adverse effects associated with immobilization after flexor tendon repair
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1940-4. 2012
  6. pmc Subsynovial connective tissue is sensitive to surgical interventions in a rabbit model of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Yu Long Sun
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:649-54. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of bone marrow stromal cell transplants on tendon healing in vitro
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:1271-5. 2009
  8. pmc Lubricin surface modification improves tendon gliding after tendon repair in a canine model in vitro
    Manabu Taguchi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:257-63. 2009
  9. pmc Compressive properties of cd-HA-gelatin modified intrasynovial tendon allograft in canine model in vivo
    Jun Ikeda
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 44:1793-6. 2011
  10. pmc The effect of surface treatment using hyaluronic acid and lubricin on the gliding resistance of human extrasynovial tendons in vitro
    Manabu Taguchi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1276-81. 2009

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  1. pmc Beyond the square knot: a novel knotting technique for surgical use
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1020-7. 2013
    ..In the current study, a novel surgical knot, the two-strand-overhand locking (TSOL) knot, was designed and mechanically evaluated with use of different suture materials and knot configurations and in actual tendon repairs...
  2. pmc Surface treatment of flexor tendon autografts with carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic Acid. An in vivo canine model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2181-91. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Improvement of flexor tendon reconstruction with carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic acid and gelatin-modified intrasynovial allografts: study of a primary repair failure model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2817-28. 2010
    ..To mimic the actual clinical situation, a novel and clinically relevant model of a failed primary flexor tendon repair was used to evaluate the flexor tendon grafts...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic acid and gelatin surface modification on peroneus longus tendon graft in a short-term canine model in vivo
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:876-81. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of this modification on adhesions, stiffness, strength of the distal attachment, and fibroblast count...
  5. pmc Surface modification counteracts adverse effects associated with immobilization after flexor tendon repair
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1940-4. 2012
    ..05). Surface treatment with cd-HA-Lub following flexor tendon repair provides an opportunity to improve outcomes for patients in whom the post-operative therapy must be delayed after flexor tendon repair...
  6. pmc Subsynovial connective tissue is sensitive to surgical interventions in a rabbit model of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Yu Long Sun
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:649-54. 2012
    ..Since SSCT fibrosis is a hallmark of CTS, these data also suggest that such fibrosis could result from relatively minor trauma...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of bone marrow stromal cell transplants on tendon healing in vitro
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:1271-5. 2009
    ..05). Viable BMSC were present between the cut tendon ends at both 2 and 4 weeks. We conclude that BMSC-seeded gel patch transplantation has the potential to enhance flexor tendon healing, and we plan to investigate this effect in vivo...
  8. pmc Lubricin surface modification improves tendon gliding after tendon repair in a canine model in vitro
    Manabu Taguchi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:257-63. 2009
    ..These results suggest that tendon surface modification can improve tendon gliding ability, with a trend suggesting that lubricin fixed on the repaired tendon may provide additional improvement over that provided by HA and gelatin alone...
  9. pmc Compressive properties of cd-HA-gelatin modified intrasynovial tendon allograft in canine model in vivo
    Jun Ikeda
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 44:1793-6. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc The effect of surface treatment using hyaluronic acid and lubricin on the gliding resistance of human extrasynovial tendons in vitro
    Manabu Taguchi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1276-81. 2009
    ..To investigate the effects of tendon surface treatment using hyaluronic acid (HA) and lubricin on the gliding resistance of human extrasynovial palmaris longus (PL) tendon in vitro...
  11. doi request reprint Lubricin surface modification improves extrasynovial tendon gliding in a canine model in vitro
    Manabu Taguchi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:129-35. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of exogenously applied lubricin on the gliding of extrasynovial tendons in a canine model in vitro...
  12. ncbi request reprint Substrate adhesion affects contraction and mechanical properties of fibroblast populated collagen lattices
    Meng Yi Chen
    Department of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 84:218-23. 2008
    ..Substrate adhesion affects the contractility and strength of cell seeded collagen gels. This information may be useful in developing tissue engineered tendons and ligaments...
  13. pmc The effects of hylan g-f 20 surface modification on gliding of extrasynovial canine tendon grafts in vitro
    Michail N Kolodzinskyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedics Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 38:231-6. 2013
    ..S. Food and Drug Administration-approved hyaluronic acid for the treatment of osteoarthritis, on extrasynovial tendon gliding resistance in an in vitro canine model...
  14. pmc Resurfacing with chemically modified hyaluronic acid and lubricin for flexor tendon reconstruction
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Tendon and Soft Tissue Biology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:969-75. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that cd-HA-Lubricin can eliminate graft adhesions and improve digit function, but that treatment may have an adverse effect on tendon healing...
  15. pmc Effects of a lubricin-containing compound on the results of flexor tendon repair in a canine model in vivo
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1453-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate whether CHL would reduce adhesion formation and improve digital function after flexor tendon repair in a canine model in vivo...
  16. pmc Shear strain and motion of the subsynovial connective tissue and median nerve during single-digit motion
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:65-73. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Effects of synovial interposition on healing in a canine tendon explant culture model
    Jun Ikeda
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1153-9. 2010
    ..To investigate whether synovium interposition between repaired tendon ends can integrate into the tendon repair and improve tendon healing strength in a canine tendon explant culture model...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) expression is increased in the subsynovial connective tissues of patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome
    Takako Chikenji
    Biomechanics and Tendon and Soft Tissue Biology Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    J Orthop Res 32:116-22. 2014
    ..49, p < 0.01). These finding suggest that there is an increased expression of TGF-β and CTGF, a TGF-β regulated protein, and that this TGF-β activation may be responsible for SSCT fibrosis in CTS patients...
  19. doi request reprint Relative longitudinal motion of the finger flexors, subsynovial connective tissue, and median nerve before and after carpal tunnel release in a human cadaver model
    Taihei Yamaguchi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:888-92. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the motions of these tissues in an intact and open carpal tunnel...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human synoviocyte lubricin and bovine synovial fluid lubricin equally improve gliding resistance in a canine model in vitro
    Mark D Kohn
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 21:281-9. 2011
    ..Human synoviocyte lubricin functioned as well as bovine synovial fluid lubricin to reduce friction of canine PL tendons in vitro. This data suggest that treatment using the two forms of lubricin are mechanically similar...
  21. doi request reprint The mechanical properties of tail tendon fascicles from lubricin knockout, wild type and heterozygous mice
    John Reuvers
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Struct Biol 176:41-5. 2011
    ..Based on these data, we concluded that lubricin expression has an effect on the viscoelastic properties of tendon fascicles. The clinical significance of this finding, if any, remains to be demonstrated...
  22. doi request reprint Carbodiimide-derivatized hyaluronic acid surface modification of lyophilized flexor tendon: a biomechanical study in a canine in vitro model
    Jun Ikeda
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:388-95. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Gliding resistance and strength of composite sutures in human flexor digitorum profundus tendon repair: an in vitro biomechanical study
    Jose M Silva
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:87-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the frictional coefficient, gliding resistance, and breaking strength of suture materials and a suture construct commonly used for flexor tendon repair...
  24. pmc Application of carbodiimide derivatized synovial fluid to enhance extrasynovial tendon gliding ability
    Jun Ikeda
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:456-63. 2011
    ..To investigate the effects of surface modification of extrasynovial tendon with a carbodiimide derivatized synovial fluid (SF) on the gliding ability of extrasynovial tendon for a possible tendon graft application...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of wrist position on the relative motion of tendon, nerve, and subsynovial connective tissue within the carpal tunnel in a human cadaver model
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1153-8. 2008
    ..Thus, this result suggests that the SSCT may be predisposed to shear injury from activity done in 60 degrees of wrist flexion...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of hyaluronidase, phospholipase, lipid solvent and trypsin on the lubrication of canine flexor digitorum profundus tendon
    Yulong Sun
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1225-9. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that phospholipids, hyaluronic acid, and protein components are all involved in maintaining the low gliding resistance of the FDP tendon...
  27. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the strength of the tendon-suture interface using 1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl) carbodiimide hydrochloride and cyanoacrylate
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:606-11. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the use of 1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl) carbodiimide hydrochloride (EDC) and cyanoacrylate to enhance the strength of the tendon-suture interface...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gliding characteristics and gap formation for locking and grasping tendon repairs: a biomechanical study in a human cadaver model
    Tatsuro Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:6-14. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the frictional characteristics and mechanical properties of various locking and grasping suture techniques in a human in vitro model of flexor tendon repair...
  29. pmc Effects of stress deprivation on lubricin synthesis and gliding of flexor tendons in a canine model in vivo
    Yu Long Sun
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:273-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of mechanical loading to lubricin expression and gliding resistance of flexor tendons...
  30. doi request reprint The effects of oblique or transverse partial excision of the A2 pulley on gliding resistance during cyclic motion following zone II flexor digitorum profundus repair in a cadaveric model
    Tamami Moriya
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1634-8. 2012
    ..To compare the gliding resistance of flexor tendons after oblique versus transverse partial excision of the A2 pulley in a human cadaveric model, to determine the effect of the angle of pulley trimming...
  31. pmc Engineered tendon with decellularized xenotendon slices and bone marrow stromal cells: an in vivo animal study
    Hiromichi Omae
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Tissue Eng Regen Med 6:238-44. 2012
    ..We conclude that BMSCs can survive in a multilayer composite, express a tendon phenotype and enhance the metabolism of tendon in vivo. This in vivo study suggests a potential utility of this composite in tendon reconstruction...
  32. pmc Comparative study of carpal tunnel compliance in the human, dog, rabbit, and rat
    Wen Lin Tung
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 28:652-6. 2010
    ..The development of animal models of CTS should consider the compliance of the carpal tunnel, as it will be more difficult to increase pressure in a more compliant tunnel...
  33. doi request reprint Junction kinematics between proximal mobile and distal fused lumbar segments: biomechanical analysis of pedicle and hook constructs
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine J 9:846-53. 2009
    ..The effects of different configurations of hook and pedicle screw instrumentation on the biomechanical behaviors of adjacent segments have not been well documented...
  34. pmc Short-term assessment of optimal timing for postoperative rehabilitation after flexor digitorum profundus tendon repair in a canine model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthepedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:322-9; quiz 329. 2005
    ..We plan further studies to evaluate the longer-term benefits of this rehabilitation program...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of paratenon and repetitive motion on the gliding resistance of tendon of extrasynovial origin
    Toshimitsu Momose
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Anat 15:199-205. 2002
    ..05). Preservation of paratenon thus appears to decrease the gliding resistance of extrasynovial tendons after repetitive motion in vitro...
  36. ncbi request reprint Finkelstein's test: a biomechanical analysis
    Keiji Kutsumi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:130-5. 2005
    ..To test this latter hypothesis we measured the excursion and gliding resistance of the EPB and APL tendons within the first compartment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of cell concentration and collagen concentration on contraction kinetics and mechanical properties in a bone marrow stromal cell-collagen construct
    Hsiao Feng Chieh
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 93:1132-9. 2010
    ....
  38. pmc The effects of platelet-rich plasma on bone marrow stromal cell transplants for tendon healing in vitro
    Yutaka Morizaki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1833-41. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow-derived stromal cell (BMSC)-seeded interposition in an in vitro canine tendon repair model...
  39. doi request reprint Effects of carpal tunnel release on the relative motion of tendon, nerve, and subsynovial connective tissue in a human cadaver model
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1121-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of flexor retinaculum division (simulated carpal tunnel release) on the relative motion of flexor tendon, subsynovial connective tissue, and median nerve in human cadaver specimens...
  40. pmc The effect of low- and high-velocity tendon excursion on the mechanical properties of human cadaver subsynovial connective tissue
    Anika Filius
    Biomechanics Laboratory and Tendon and Soft Tissue Biology Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905 Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Therapy, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Res 32:123-8. 2014
    ..039). Increasing velocity lowers the SSCT damage threshold. This finding may be relevant for understanding the pathogenesis of SSCT fibrosis, such as that accompanying CTS, and a relationship with occupational factors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Detection of differential gliding characteristics of the flexor digitorum superficialis tendon and subsynovial connective tissue using color Doppler sonographic imaging
    Sangho Oh
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:149-55. 2007
    ..We investigated the usefulness of Doppler sonography for measuring velocity differences between the flexor tendon and its associated SSCT in the carpal tunnel of cadaver hands...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the material properties of the subsynovial connective tissue in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Naoki Osamura
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:999-1003. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the material properties of the normal carpal tunnel subsynovial connective tissue in response to shear stress...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of intrasynovial and extrasynovial tendon fascicles
    Richard H Shin
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:236-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanical properties of intrasynovial and extrasynovial tendons...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of partial lacerations in flexor tendons by trimming. A biomechanical in vitro study
    Lionel Erhard
    Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1006-12. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the biomechanical behavior following trimming of the tendon as an alternative to repair...
  45. pmc The effect of tendon surface treatment on cell attachment for potential enhancement of tendon graft healing: an ex vivo model
    Takahiro Hashimoto
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Eng Phys 34:1387-93. 2012
    ..Surface roughening can affect cell behavior with topographical stimulation. Trypsin surface digestion exposes a mesh-like structure on the tendon surface, which could enhance cell adherence and, possibly, tendon/bone healing...
  46. doi request reprint Multilayer tendon slices seeded with bone marrow stromal cells: a novel composite for tendon engineering
    Hiromichi Omae
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:937-42. 2009
    ..BMSC can survive in a MST scaffold. The increased tenomodulin expression suggests that BMSC might express a tendon phenotype in this environment. This new composite might be useful as a model of tendon tissue engineering...
  47. ncbi request reprint A new testing device for measuring gliding resistance and work of flexion in a digit
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street, Gligg 1 128, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 36:295-9. 2003
    ..This increased the overall WOF but not the gliding resistance. We believe that this testing device provides a useful tool to evaluate finger function after tendon repair in an experimental model...
  48. pmc Flexor tendon and synovial gliding during simultaneous and single digit flexion in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome
    Anke M Ettema
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 41:292-8. 2008
    ..These changes may be the result of increased fibrosis within the SSCT, which in some cases has ruptured, resulting in SSCT-tendon dissociation. Similar changes are also identified postmortem in the CTS patient...
  49. ncbi request reprint Remodeling of the gliding surface after flexor tendon repair in a canine model in vivo
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Department, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 20:857-62. 2002
    ..This study showed that postoperative tendon gliding depends on the method of tendon repair and the postoperative therapy regimen. Furthermore, we have demonstrated that the gliding surface after tendon repair remodels with time...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of elbow position on canine flexor digitorum profundus tendon tension
    Tatsuro Tanaka
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 23:249-53. 2005
    ..Dog flexor tendon rehabilitation protocols should therefore specify elbow position, in addition to wrist and digit position...
  51. doi request reprint Effects of different temperatures, velocities and loads on the gliding resistance of flexor digitorum profundus tendons in a human cadaver model
    Tamami Moriya
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    J Biomech 44:1414-6. 2011
    ..We conclude that it is important to specify these conditions when reporting gliding resistance, especially load and temperature...
  52. pmc Effects of hypertonic dextrose injections in the rabbit carpal tunnel
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:1022-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated the effects of different doses of hypertonic dextrose injection on the carpal tunnel subsynovial connective tissue (SSCT) and median nerve in a rabbit model...
  53. ncbi request reprint Total and intrasynovial work of flexion of human cadaver flexor digitorum profundus tendons after modified Kessler and MGH repair techniques
    Chao Yang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:466-70. 2005
    ..These factors may be important clinically in understanding the role of different methods of postoperative tendon rehabilitation for different types of tendon repairs, especially at the early stage after tendon repair...
  54. doi request reprint A comparative study of A1 pulley compliance
    Wen Lin Tung
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:530-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was therefore to compare the compliance of the normal A1 pulley of the thumb, index, middle, ring and little fingers using human cadavers...
  55. ncbi request reprint Factors related to contraction and mechanical strength of collagen gels seeded with canine endotenon cells
    Meng Yi Chen
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 82:519-25. 2007
    ..01) than those cultured with higher initial collagen concentration. The collagen lattices of initial 0.5 mg/mL collagen concentration had the highest value of ultimate stress (p < 0.03)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Gliding characteristics between flexor tendons and surrounding tissues in the carpal tunnel: a biomechanical cadaver study
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:185-90. 2007
    ..Differential finger motion with wrist flexion elevated the tendon gliding resistance in the carpal tunnel, which may be relevant in considering the possible role of wrist position and activity in the etiology of CTS...
  57. ncbi request reprint Gliding resistance of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after repair: does partial excision of the oblique pulley affect gliding resistance?
    Keiji Kutsumi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1423-8; discussion 1429-30. 2006
    ..In this study, the authors assessed the effect of partial excision by "squaring off" the distal edge of the oblique pulley on the gliding resistance of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after repair in vitro...
  58. ncbi request reprint Changes in the functional structure of the tenosynovium in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome: a scanning electron microscope study
    Anke M Ettema
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1413-22. 2006
    ..The authors used light and scanning electron microscope imaging of the subsynovial connective tissue to gather information about its organization...
  59. pmc The effect of epitendinous suture technique on gliding resistance during cyclic motion after flexor tendon repair: a cadaveric study
    Tamami Moriya
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:552-8. 2010
    ....
  60. pmc The effect of displacement on the mechanical properties of human cadaver subsynovial connective tissue
    Matthias Vanhees
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905 0001, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1732-7. 2012
    ..This finding may be important in understanding the pathophysiology of conditions that are associated with SSCT pathology, such as carpal tunnel syndrome...
  61. doi request reprint Biomechanical effect of rotator cuff augmentation with an acellular dermal matrix graft: a cadaver study
    Hiromichi Omae
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:789-92. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of augmentation with dermal grafts on the biomechanical effects of rotator cuff repairs...
  62. pmc Gliding resistance of flexor tendon associated with carpal tunnel pressure: a biomechanical cadaver study
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:58-61. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that patients with CTS may have to expend more energy to accomplish specific motions, which may in turn affect symptoms of hand pain, weakness and fatigue, seen commonly in such patients...
  63. pmc Velocity-dependent changes in the relative motion of the subsynovial connective tissue in the human carpal tunnel
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street South West, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:62-6. 2011
    ..This suggests that SSCT may be predisposed to shear injury from high-velocity tendon motion...
  64. pmc Biomechanical evaluation of a new fixation device for the thoracic spine
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1213-9. 2009
    ..The sublaminar belt and clamp construct compared favorably to the traditional methods of sublaminar wires and laminar hooks, and should be considered as an alternative fixation device in the thoracic spine...
  65. pmc Ultrasound assessment of the displacement and deformation of the median nerve in the human carpal tunnel with active finger motion
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2922-30. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a novel method to characterize the relative motion and deformation of the median nerve on cross-sectional ultrasound images of the carpal tunnel during active finger motion...
  66. pmc The effects of hypertonic dextrose injection on connective tissue and nerve conduction through the rabbit carpal tunnel
    Yuichi Yoshii
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:333-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that dextrose injection would induce proliferation of the SSCT, hinder median nerve conduction, and alter SSCT mechanical properties, similar to what is observed in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  67. pmc The mechanical properties of the rabbit carpal tunnel subsynovial connective tissue
    Taihei Yamaguchi
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 41:3519-22. 2008
    ..The data presented could be used for estimating sample sizes in a more comprehensive study of the effect of CTS on the SSCT properties...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reducing friction by chemically modifying the surface of extrasynovial tendon grafts
    Yu Long Sun
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 22:984-9. 2004
    ..Scanning electron microscopy after 500 cycles of motion showed that the tendon surface in the group treated with cd-gelatin-HA appeared smoother than tendons in the other groups...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of gap size on gliding resistance after flexor tendon repair
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2482-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of gap formation on tendon gliding resistance after flexor tendon repair in a human cadaver model...
  70. pmc Flexor digitorum profundus tendon tension during finger manipulation
    Tatsuro Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:330-8; quiz 338. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Effect of wrist and ulna head position on gliding resistance of the extensor digitorum minimi and extensor digitorum communis III tendons: a cadaver study
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:757-62. 2006
    ..In patients at risk for EDM rupture, such as those with rheumatoid arthritis or distal radioulnar joint osteoarthritis, avoiding such positions may be advantageous...
  72. ncbi request reprint Optimization of surface modifications of extrasynovial tendon to improve its gliding ability in a canine model in vitro
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:1555-61. 2006
    ..By varying the relative concentrations of HA, EDC, and NHS it is possible to optimize the effect of surface treatment on friction and durability in a canine extrasynovial tendon in vitro...
  73. pmc Effect of curing time and concentration for a chemical treatment that improves surface gliding for extrasynovial tendon grafts in vitro
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 79:451-5. 2006
    ..It is possible to optimize the effect of surface treatment on friction and durability by regulating cure time and concentration of reagents in a canine extrasynovial tendon in vitro...
  74. ncbi request reprint Tensile strength of a new suture for fixation of tendon grafts when using a weave technique
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:982-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate a new corner stitch construct for tendon graft or tendon transfer fixation and compare the tensile strength with a conventional central cross-suture design in human cadaver tendons...
  75. ncbi request reprint Permeability of the subsynovial connective tissue in the human carpal tunnel: a cadaver study
    Naoki Osamura
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:524-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the permeability of the normal carpal tunnel subsynovial connective tissue...
  76. pmc Temporal response of canine flexor tendon to limb suspension
    Yu Long Sun
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1762-8. 2010
    ..Our study demonstrated that stress deprivation decreases the anabolic process and increases the catabolic process of extracellular matrix in flexor tendon...
  77. ncbi request reprint Surface modification of extrasynovial tendon by chemically modified hyaluronic acid coating
    Toshimitsu Momose
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 59:219-24. 2002
    ..Chemically modified HA-treated extrasynovial tendons may improve gliding of tendon graft and reduce adhesion postoperatively, compared with traditional grafts...
  78. doi request reprint Effect of core suture technique and type on the gliding resistance during cyclic motion following flexor tendon repair: a cadaveric study
    Tamami Moriya
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street Southwest, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Orthop Res 28:1475-81. 2010
    ..In this study, suture technique was more important in predicting repair load to failure and gliding resistance than the nature or caliber of the suture material that was used...
  79. ncbi request reprint Resection of the flexor digitorum superficialis reduces gliding resistance after zone II flexor digitorum profundus repair in vitro
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:316-21. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the FDS tendon affects the gliding resistance under the pulley after FDP repair and that partial FDS excision may facilitate gliding of a bulky FDP repair...
  80. ncbi request reprint Gliding resistance versus work of flexion--two methods to assess flexor tendon repair
    Tatsuro Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Division of Hand Surgery, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW 14A, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 21:813-8. 2003
    ..25, p=0.07). However, there was a strong correlation between IWOF and GR (r=0.76, p<0.05) suggesting that measurement of GR could be used as a predictor of IWOF within the short term after tendon repair...
  81. ncbi request reprint Assessment of non-invasive intervertebral motion measurements in the lumbar spine
    Kristin Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 38:1943-6. 2005
    ..47+/-0.24 degrees and 2.16+/-0.78 degrees , respectively. Rotations measured by the surgeons were significantly less accurate and more variable than that of the software (p<0.05)...
  82. ncbi request reprint An analysis of factors associated with failure of tendon repair in the canine model
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:518-25. 2007
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Sagittal plane motion in the human lumbar spine: comparison of the in vitro quasistatic neutral zone and dynamic motion parameters
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:914-9. 2006
    ..We also sought to determine if dynamic parameters were correlated with disc degeneration...
  84. pmc The quadriga effect revisited: designing a "safety incision" to prevent tendon repair rupture and gap formation in a canine model in vitro
    Hugo Giambini
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 28:1482-9. 2010
    ..An adequate safety incision to protect repair gap and rupture and maintain tendon tension for the FDP animal model should be about 4 mm from where the FDP tendon separates...
  85. ncbi request reprint The effect of partial A2 pulley excision on gliding resistance and pulley strength in vitro
    Tatsuro Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:877-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of partial excision of the A2 pulley on the gliding resistance and the strength of the residual pulleys in a human in vitro model with or without tendon repair...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effect of synergistic wrist motion on adhesion formation after repair of partial flexor digitorum profundus tendon lacerations in a canine model in vivo
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:78-84. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of passive digital motion, performed with either wrist fixation or synergistic wrist motion, on adhesion and gap formation after flexor tendon repair...
  87. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of collagen types in the subsynovial connective tissue within the carpal tunnel in humans
    Jinrok Oh
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 23:1226-31. 2005
    ..There was no difference in the distribution of collagen types when comparing cadaver specimens and carpal tunnel patients...
  88. ncbi request reprint Effect of finger ulnar deviation on gliding resistance of the flexor digitorum profundus tendon within the A1 and A2 pulley complex
    Manabu Taguchi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:113-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of ulnar deviation of the finger on gliding resistance of the flexor digitorum profundus tendon within the A1 and A2 pulley complex...
  89. ncbi request reprint Gliding resistance after FDP and FDS tendon repair in zone II: an in vitro study
    Philippe J Paillard
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:465-70. 2002
    ..The peak gliding resistance increased twofold with a modified Kessler repair, 2.5-fold with a Becker repair, and 2.5-fold with a zig-zag repair...
  90. ncbi request reprint Reproducible volar partial lacerations in flexor tendons: a new device for biomechanical studies
    Lionel Erhard
    Department of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street Southwest, Gligg 1 128, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 35:999-1002. 2002
    ..The device thus appears to be accurate within an acceptable 5% margin of error from the expected area, and adaptable to intra- and inter-tendinous size variations...
  91. ncbi request reprint Expression and mapping of lubricin in canine flexor tendon
    Yulong Sun
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:1861-8. 2006
    ..Lubricin is ubiquitous in the FDP tendon, with variations in distribution and splicing that appear to correspond to discrete anatomic locations that differ by mechanical or nutritional environment...
  92. ncbi request reprint Tendon surface modification by chemically modified HA coating after flexor digitorum profundus tendon repair
    Chao Yang
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 68:15-20. 2004
    ..05). Neither breaking strength, nor tendon stiffness, nor resistance to gap formation of the repairs were significantly different between the three groups (p > 0.05)...
  93. ncbi request reprint Biocompatibility of a physiological pressure sensor
    Chao Yang
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 19:51-8. 2003
    ..Most importantly, there was no significant difference in the biological response between the test and control materials. Therefore, we conclude that the pressure microsensor is biocompatible...
  94. ncbi request reprint Measurement of gliding resistance of the extensor pollicis longus and extensor digitorum communis II tendons within the extensor retinaculum
    Keiji Kutsumi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:220-4. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of C1-C2 posterior arthrodesis techniques
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E363-70. 2007
    ..Biomechanical comparison of 5 atlantoaxial posterior arthrodesis techniques...
  96. ncbi request reprint Expression of growth factors in canine flexor tendon after laceration in vivo
    Tetsu Tsubone
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Biomechanics and Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 53:393-7. 2004
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Vascular pathologic changes in the flexor tenosynovium (subsynovial connective tissue) in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome
    Oh Jinrok
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 22:1310-5. 2004
    ..The changes in the carpal tunnel patients were particularly remarkable in that the patients were younger than the controls, yet showed findings more characteristic of chronic degeneration...
  98. ncbi request reprint Gliding resistance of the extensor pollicis brevis tendon and abductor pollicis longus tendon within the first dorsal compartment in fixed wrist positions
    Keiji Kutsumi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 23:243-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the gliding resistance of the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus tendons within the first dorsal compartment in a human cadaver model...
  99. ncbi request reprint Digital resistance and tendon strength during the first week after flexor digitorum profundus tendon repair in a canine model in vivo
    Chunfeng Zhao
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:320-7. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess these factors in a short-term in vivo canine model of flexor tendon repair...
  100. ncbi request reprint Anatomic variation of the 5th extensor tendon compartment and extensor digiti minimi tendon
    Toshikazu Tanaka
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Anat 20:677-82. 2007
    ..The presence of an accessory retinacular band surrounding the EDM at the level of the 5th metacarpal base is an anatomic finding that requires further investigation...
  101. ncbi request reprint Mapping lubricin in canine musculoskeletal tissues
    Yulong Sun
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Connect Tissue Res 47:215-21. 2006
    ..We conclude that lubricin is present in many tissues; variations in splicing and physical distribution suggest that the variants of lubricin may play different roles in different locations...