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11 September 2020 : Clinical Research  

Decreased Synovial Fluid Biomarkers Levels Are Associated with Rehabilitation of Function and Pain in Rotator Cuff Tear Patients Following Electroacupuncture Therapy

Jian Guan1ABDEF, Wei-Qiang Geng2AF, Yao Li1A, Guang-Yuan Liu1B, Luo-Bin Ding1B, You-Jie Liu3C, Wei Xue4C, Huajun Wang3E*, Xiao-Fei Zheng3E

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.923240

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e923240

Table 3 Correlation between IL-1, IL-6, MMP-1 and MMP-13 levels and the VAS score CMS and ASES in all patients.

VariableVAS scoreASESCMS
rP valuerP valuerP value
IL-1B0.810.004* −0.59* −0.730.04*
IL-60.70.01* −0.340.61−0.670.03*
MMP-10.250.26−0.57* −0.150.33
* P

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750