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- Schmidli, Manuel R.; Fuhrer, Bettina; Kurt, Nadine; Senn, David; Drögemüller, Michaela; Rytz, Ulrich; Spreng, David E.; Forterre, Simone
- BMC veterinary research 2018 v.14 no.1 pp. 161
- synovial fluid, etc ; T-lymphocytes; adiponectin; adipose tissue; cranial cruciate ligament; dogs; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; flow cytometry; gene expression; genes; inducible nitric oxide synthase; inflammation; interleukin-10; interleukin-1beta; interleukin-6; interleukin-8; leptin; macrophages; osteoarthritis; pathogenesis; phenotype; protein content; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; secretion; stifle; tumor necrosis factor-alpha; veterinary medicine; Show all 28 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Despite the importance of inflammation during the pathogenesis of cranial cruciate ligament disease (CCLD) in dogs and despite the latest knowledge suggesting a significant role of adipose tissue in osteoarthritis, the infrapatellar fat pad (IFP) was up to now mostly disregarded in veterinary investigations. In the present study, the inflammatory activity of the IFP, the main adipose s ...
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