SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In this video from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, discussed several techniques to augment healing after index and revision rotator cuff repair.
“We have the ability to add cells. We can add proteins. We have augments made out of collagen – reinforced collagen – from both animal models, as well as human [models],” he said. “We even have some newer ideas with regard to scaffolds that can go between the tendon and the bone, which may play a role in improving our chances to heal