Midsubstance Achilles Repair with Arthrex Amnion™ Matrix Wrap

James McWilliam, MD, (New York, NY) demonstrates a technique for a midsubstance Achilles tendon repair augmented with the Arthrex Amnion™ matrix. The addition of the Arthrex Amnion matrix wrap provides a material that helps prevent adhesions and scarring while providing growth factors to the treatment site to assist with healing.1,2


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  2. Delcroix GJ, Namin S, D’Ippolito G, Temple HT, Marshall R. Preserving the natural regenerative potential of amniotic membrane. Vivex Biomedical. MKG‐30022. 2015.
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Surgical Technique Videos


James McWilliam, MD

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VID1-00987-EN | Version: A