Florida trip ticks the box for InternalBrace, Biologics and nano-tech updates
Professor Mackay recently completed a week’s research trip over at the Arthrex Surgical Skills Centre for Research & Innovation at Naples in Florida.
On the first day, meetings with Rob and Allana from the Biologics Team afforded an opportunity to look at various research projects and to the latest innovations including applications for stem cells and even stem cell superglue.
Subsequently joining Ryan and the nano-technology team in the lab, I enjoyed applying this technology which involves a 2mm camera head to look at aspects of joint pathology, patellar stability and percutaneous fixation with the internal brace.
In addition, a community visit to the Regenerative & Sports Medicine Clinic run by Luga
The following day, there was an opportunity to meet up with the Arthrex Latin American Team to plan for a large distal extremity meeting in June, and I was delighted to be invited to Rio in September for a large sports and football specific
After a brief interlude for some very enjoyable golf, the latter half of the week focused on InternalBrace applications for rotator cuff repair which I explored with Tom Dooney, using the latest innovations and anchors available through Arthrex. We also looked at biological