Orthopedics This Week
Adding Stem Cells to Cartilage Repair: Not Helpful, But… // Athletes: Posterior Instability & RC Tears Do Better Than SLAP Tears and RC Issues // and More!
JBJS article discusses how while using BMDSMSCs did not aid in healing, the implant itself participated in the repair. Jim Bradley, M.D. has found that when it comes to elite athletes, those with posterior instability and rotator cuff tears fare better than those with SLAP tears and rotator cuff involvement. And the lead article in the Global Spine Journal has found that neck pain improved for many patients following laminoplasty.