Effects of boric acid on the healing of Achilles tendons of rats

KAYMAZ B., Golge U. H., Ozyalvach G., Komurcu E., Goksel F., Mermerkaya M. U., ...More

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.24, no.12, pp.3738-3744, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Tendinous lesions are among the most frequent pathologies encountered in sportsmen. The objectives of new treatments are to improve the healing process and reduce the recovery time. Boron plays an important role in the wound repair process by increasing components of extracellular matrix and angiogenesis. This animal study aimed to investigate the effect of boric acid on healing of the Achilles tendon.