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Biologic Resurfacing

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Topic updated on 09/04/15 7:31pm
Biologic Resurfacing
  • Also known as interpositonal allografting
  • Concept of putting soft tissue in glenoid to reduce symptoms and obviate need for TSA
  • Indications
    • young patients
    • rotator cuff arthropathy
    • GH narrowing following hemiarthroplasty
  • Interpositional allografts include
    • fascia lata
    • meniscal allograft
  • Results
    • good short term results
    • some residual pain
    • modest motion gain

 

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