Patient Resources

Understanding the many complexities of shoulder and knee joints is a life-long learning process. Dr. Romanelli stays up-to-date on the latest studies and research so that he can constantly be improving his craft. This, and a lifetime of experience, is what makes him the best shoulder and knee specialist in New Mexico.


Graft Failure Is More Frequent After Hamstring Than Patellar Tendon Autograft

A total of 2424 athletes were included after having a hamstring autograft or a patellar tendon autograft between 2011…

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Outcomes of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Patients Who Are 70 Years of Age or Older Versus Under 70 Years of Age

The case group, comprising 53 patients 70 or older, and the control group…

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Prediction of the Irreparability of Rotator Cuff Tears

To determine the influence of preoperative factors on reparability of rotator cuff tears (RCTs) and yield a predictive model for predicting irreparability preoperatively…

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See MACI in action

Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) is a new procedure to treat the articular cartilage defects of the knee.