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Epiligament or paratenon is more appropriate for describing the enveloping tissue of the cruciate ligaments of the human knee?

G. P. Georgiev
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2021.0021
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Pubmed: 33634833

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Ahead of Print
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2021-02-23
Submitted: 2021-02-05
Accepted: 2021-02-11

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Keywords

epiligament vs. paratenon, anterior cruciate ligament

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Title

Epiligament or paratenon is more appropriate for describing the enveloping tissue of the cruciate ligaments of the human knee?

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Ahead of Print

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Published online

2021-02-23

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2021.0021

Pubmed

33634833

Keywords

epiligament vs. paratenon
anterior cruciate ligament

Authors

G. P. Georgiev

References (5)
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  2. Georgiev GP, Iliev A, Kotov G, et al. Light and electron microscopic study of the medial collateral ligament epiligament tissue in human knees. World J Orthop. 2017; 8(5): 372–378.
  3. Georgiev GP, Kotov G, Iliev A, et al. A comparative study of the epiligament of the medial collateral and the anterior cruciate ligament in the human knee. Immunohistochemical analysis of collagen type I and V and procollagen type III. Ann Anat. 2019; 224: 88–96.
  4. Georgiev GP, Landzhov B, Kotov G, et al. Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 and -9 Expression in the Epiligament of the Medial Collateral and Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Human Knees: A Comparative Study. Cureus. 2018; 10(11): e3550.
  5. Kim JH, Sugai N, Suzuki D, et al. Paratenon of the cruciate ligaments of the knee: a macroscopic and histological study of human fetuses. Folia Morphol. 2021 [Epub ahead of print].

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