A comprehensive and authoritative review of the most important scientific and clinically relevant topics today in ligaments, tendons, and capsular biology, including their biomechanics and surgical reconstruction. The authors review the basic science of tendons in the hand and shoulder ligaments, the current clinical status of the shoulder and cruciate ligaments, and the latest advances in research on the healing of ligament and tendon to bone, artificial ligaments, and gene therapy. They also cover the major type 1 collagen soft tissues that are of particular interest to upper extremity surgeons and sports medicine specialists.In addition, fixation should not interfere with healing and must be biocompatible for long- term use or easily removable (1). ... Although a distance still exists between the current version and clinical application, it catalyzes a new concept for ligament and tendon anchoring. ... portion of patellar tendon grafts becomes enveloped by a highly vascular synovial-like tissue during the first 4a6 wk while the coreanbsp;...
|Title||:||Repair and Regeneration of Ligaments, Tendons, and Joint Capsule|
|Author||:||William R. Walsh|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-28|