Novel Nanostructured Scaffolds as Therapeutic Replacement Options for Rotator Cuff Disease
- Assessment of essential characteristics of two different scaffolds for tendon in situ regeneration. Wagenhäuser, Markus; Pietschmann, Matthias; Docheva, Denitsa; Gülecyüz, Mehmet; Jansson, Volkmar; Müller, Peter // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Apr2015, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1239
Purpose: Rotator cuff tears are challenging as the rate of re-ruptures remains high. Thus, new therapeutic strategies need to be developed. Tendon in situ regeneration (TSR) attempts to produce cell-scaffold constructs in vitro, which can produce tendinous tissue of high quality after...
- Biologic Augmentation in Rotator Cuff Repair. McCormack, Richard A.; Shreve, Mark; Strauss, Eric J. // Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases;2014, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p89
Rotator cuff tears are a common pathologic entity, and rotator cuff repairs are a frequently performed procedure. Given the high rate of structuralfailure of repair, biological augmentation of repairs is increasingly important. Biologi-cal augmentation primarily enhances the healing response and...
- Massive Tear of the Rotator Cuff. Yang-Soo Kim; Hyo-Jin Lee // Journal of the Korean Orthopaedic Association;Feb2013, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p54
Massive rotator cuff tear is defined by either a tear size of more than 5 cm or involvement of more than two rotator cuffs. In reality, among Asians, it is almost impossible to find a tear size larger than 5 cm and the latter definition preferred. Most massive rotator cuff tears are chronic and...
- Current Concepts of Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. Joo Han Oh; Jun Ha Choi // Journal of the Korean Orthopaedic Association;Feb2013, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p78
The purpose of this article was to explore current concepts of arthroplasty as a treatment for massive rotator cuff tears. Pubmed was searched using the words 'massive rotator cuff tears' and 'arthroplasty' for suitable articles, which were then reviewed and investigated with respect to history,...
- Management of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: Role of the Tendon Augmentation. Kwang Won Lee; Kyoung Wan Bae; Yun Seob Hwang // Journal of the Korean Orthopaedic Association;Feb2013, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p70
Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of debilitating pain, reduced shoulder function, and weakness. Despite improvements in the understanding of the disease process and advances in surgical treatment, recent studies have reported that healing of massive rotator cuff tears is not as predictable...
- Rotator cuff injuries. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Feb1998, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p1
Presents information relating to rotator cuff injuries. Description of the rotator cuff; What causes the injury; Tips on how to care for minor rotator cuff injuries.
- BACK TO THE BENCH. RADDING, BEN // Muscle & Fitness;Feb2014, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p158
The article presents an answer to a question on avoiding rotator cuff injuries during workouts.
- Contractile dysfunction of the shoulder (rotator cuff tendinopathy): an overview. Littlewood, Chris // Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy (Maney Publishing);Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p209
It is now over a decade since the features defining a contractile dysfunction of the shoulder were first reported. Since this time, some progress has been made to better understand this mechanical syndrome. In response to these developments, this narrative review will explore current...
- Reviewing rotator cuff injuries. Sierra, Andrew // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Nov96, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p74i
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Rotator cuff disorders,' written by J.A. Rodgers and L.A. Crosby which was published in a 1996 issue of `American Family Physician.'