• New techniques emerge amid the evolution of cartilage repair

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Although cartilage repair and restoration still pose clinical challenges in orthopedics, the knowledge of cartilage repair and healing gained in the last decade has resulted in advanced surgical techniques and improved outcomes.
    Many cartilage repair technologies available today look similar to those from 10 to 15 years ago, Kai Mithoefer, MD, of the Boston Sports and Shoulder Center and co-director of joint preservation at New England Baptist Hospital, said, noting these technologies have evolved into different techniques that provide better outcomes.
    “The individual cartilage repair
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