Novel Nanostructured Scaffolds as Therapeutic Replacement Options for Rotator Cuff Disease

Taylor, Erica D.; Nair, Lakshmi S.; Nukavarapu, Syam P.; McLaughlin, Shaun; Laurencin, Cato T.
December 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2010 Supplement 2, Vol. 92-A, p170
Academic Journal
The article presents a research study on the development of a bioreabsorbable nanostructured scaffold as a therapeutic alternative for rotator cuff injuries. It hypothesizes the use of a novel nanostructured scaffold to create a matrix with cellular and biochemical properties that enhances the degenerative repair of a torn rotator cuff. It also mentions on the components of the study including the fabrication of nanostructured matrix and the creation of an original rodent rotator cuff model.


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