Editorial Commentary: Success of Rotator Cuff Healing-Do We Need to Improve on the Strength Anymore?

@article{Ma2017EditorialCS,
  title={Editorial Commentary: Success of Rotator Cuff Healing-Do We Need to Improve on the Strength Anymore?},
  author={Chunbong Benjamin Ma},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={1659-1660}
}
We have had significant progress in improving the biomechanical strength of arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs over the past 3 decades. The field has advanced from simple suture repairs to double-row, transosseous, massive cuff and rip-stop constructs. I do think our focus next should be on improving the biology of tendon healing to improve our clinical… CONTINUE READING