How does a tendon graft grow into an ACL?

ACL-Surgery-Ligamentization

Last updated: 27th October, 2018  As discussed in our recent article, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgeries employ tendon grafts, such as the patellar tendon or hamstrings tendon, following which a new ligament grows on the tissue graft. The phenomenon of remodeling (or differentiation) of a tendon into a ligament is termed as “ligamentization”. Here, a […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes a systemic damage but is most visible on joints. RA is a chronic disease that needs to be managed through a combination of approaches, involving pain-killers, DMARDs, lifestyle changes and use of supplements that can help control the inflammation. In cases when […]

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