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Table 3 Main characteristics of studies and cells of the papers included for the cellular responses to treatment search

From: Profibrotic mediators in tendon disease: a systematic review

Author Year Journal Tendon Model Healthy control? Quantitative/semiquantitative analysis and statistical tests Treatment
 Fu et al. [34] 2008 J Orthop Res Patella, rat Defect Yes Yes TGFβ1
 Lui and Wong [33] 2013 BMC Musculoskeletal Disord Patella, rat CI Yes Yes BMP2
  1. BMP bone morphogenic protein, CI collagenase-induced, TGF-β transforming growth factor beta