Serum and knee synovial fluid matrix metalloproteinase-13 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in patients with late-stage osteoarthritis


Ozler K., Aktas E., Atay C., Yilmaz B., ARIKAN Ş. M. , Gungor S.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, cilt.50, sa.3, ss.356-361, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3944/aott.2015.15.0115
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.356-361

Özet

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare serum and synovial fluid levels of matrix metalloproteinase-13 (MMP-13) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in 2 stages of osteoarthritis, and investigate their correlation with Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) scores.