Synovial Biopsy, Synovium, Synovial Fluid & Arthrocentesis

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References Related to Synovial Fluid and CPPD

Schumacher HR, Fishbein P, Phelps P, Tse R, Krauser RE: Comparison of sodium urate and calcium pyrophosphate crystal phagocytosis by polymorphonuclear leucocytes. Effects of crystal size and other factors. Arthritis Rheum 18:783-792, 1975.

Dorwart BB, Schumacher HR: Joint effusions, chondrocalcinosis and rheumatic manifestations in hypothyroidism. Am J Med 59:780-789, 1975.

Bardin T, Schumacher HR, Lansaman J, Rothfuss S, Dryll A: Transmission electron microsocopic identification of silicon-containing particles in synovial fluid: Potential confusion with calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and apatite crystals. Ann Rheum Dis 43:624-627, 1984.

Fam AG, Schumacher HR, Clayburne G, Villanueva T, Baker DG, Jimenez SA: Effect of joint motion on experimental calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal induced arthritis. J Rheumatol 17:644-655, 1990.

Rahman MU, Shenberger KN, Schumacher HR: Initially unrecognized calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease as a cause of fever. Am J Med 89:115-116, 1990.

Watanabe W, Baker D, Schumacher HR: Comparison of the acute inflammation induced by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate, apatite and mixed crystals in the rat air pouch model of a synovial space. J Rheumatol 19:1453-1457, 1992.

Meng ZH, Baker DG, Branigan P, Park J, Baker S, Rao J, Schumacher HR: Hydroxychloroquine inhibits matrix metalloprotease activity in experimental calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal induced inflammation in the rat subcutaneous air pouch. Inflammopharmacology 8: 113-21, 2000.

Dai L, Pessler F, Chen LX, et al. Detection and initial characterization of synovial lining fragments in synovial fluid. Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:533-537, 2006.

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