Effects of hyperlipidemia on patellar tendon stiffness: A shear wave elastography study

Torgutalp S. S., Babayeva N., Tas S., DÖNMEZ G., KORKUSUZ F.

CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, vol.75, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2020.104998
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CINAHL, Compendex, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Recent studies presented that increased adiposity and hyperlipidemia may cause tendon pathology. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of hyperlipidemia on the patellar tendon stiffness by shear wave elastography.