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2022 Jun

Osteoarthr Cartil Open



Mild inflammation persists in the glenohumeral joint of patients with shoulder instability: Cross-sectional study.


Muneshige K, Kenmoku T, Uchida K, Arendt-Nielsen L, Tazawa R, Nakawaki M, Ishii D, Satoh M, Inoue G, Takaso M
Osteoarthr Cartil Open. 2022 Jun; 4(2):100241.
PMID: 36475293.


Approximately two-thirds of patients with history of shoulder dislocation may develop osteoarthritis (OA) of the glenohumeral joint. However, the biochemical mechanisms underlying the association between dislocation and OA are largely unknown. This study aimed to investigate macrophage markers and inflammatory cytokine expression associated with shoulder instability (SI) in comparison to rotator cuff tears (RCTs).