Relationship between long head of the biceps tendon histopathology and long-term functional results in smokers. A time to reevaluate the Bonar score?

Zabrzynski J., Gagat M., Lapaj L., Paczesny L., Yataganbaba A., Szwedowski D., ...More

THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN CHRONIC DISEASE, vol.12, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between smoking, the extent of the degeneration process in the biceps tendinopathy, including cells and extracellular matrix (ECM) alterations, and long-term surgical results.