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Fig. 3 | Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics

Fig. 3

From: Histological changes of semitendinosus autograft after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in an immature rabbit model

Fig. 3

H&E staining (a) (Original magnification x40) One month after surgery the graft tissue showed regions of cell-free areas and necrosis. *Vessel located in the periphery of the graft and runned parallel to the collagen fiber bundles in the septa at forty days; b (Original magnification x100) fusiform fibroblast (arrow) in the central portion of the tendon. c Masson trichrome staining (Original magnification x40) Disorganized collagenous fibers at 4 weeks

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