Source – Healio.com
Arthroscopic implantation of a polyurethane scaffold to treat partial meniscal lesions showed good results over other meniscal treatment methods at the 2-year follow-up, according to research presented at the European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress 2012, here.
“This new scaffold is very interesting with preliminary results comparable to the CMI (Menaflex Collagen Meniscus Implant; Regen Biologics), but with an easier surgical management,” Muccioli said in his presentation.
Source – Shoulderdoc.co.uk
Early passive motion exercise has been the standard rehabilitation protocol after rotator cuff repair for preventing postoperative stiffness. However, recent approaches show that longer immobilization may enhance tendon healing and quality.