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Table 4 Average histological scores of flexor tendons at proximal, center, and distal regions of repair site

From: The effect of mesenchymal stromal cell sheets on the inflammatory stage of flexor tendon healing

  Distal Center Proximal
Group Cellularity PMN MN FB Vascularity Cellularity PMN MN FB Vascularity Cellularity PMN MN FB Vascularity
Repair only 1 0 1 0.5 0 1 1 1 1.5 0 2 1 1 2 2
+HA 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0.5 0 2 1 1 2 2
+ASC sheet 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0.5 0 2 1 1 2 2
  1. PMN polymorphonuclear cell, MN mononuclear cell and macrophage, FB fibroblast cell, HA hyaluronan, ASC adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cell