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Research Article

Four-Strand Core Suture Improves Flexor Tendon Repair Compared to Two-Strand Technique in a Rabbit Model

Table 3

Analysis of CAE-positive cell counts for 2- and 4-core suture repairs after 3 and 8 weeks.

Time of assessment
(weeks after surgery)
Number of core suture throwsCount of CAE-positive cells (n/mm2)
Mean value ± standard deviation

327.3 ± 2.2
348.9 ± 3.9
822.1 ± 0.7
841.9 ± 0.9

< 0.05 for difference between cell counts at assessment after 3 and 8 weeks.

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