Long-term outcome of surgery favoured over physiotherapy alone for subacromial impingement syndrome
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OrthoEvidence. Long-term outcome of surgery favoured over physiotherapy alone for subacromial impingement syndrome. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):52. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10289
Subacromial Decompression Yields a Better Clinical Outcome Than Therapy Alone: A Prospective Randomized Study of Patients With a Minimum 10-Year Follow-upAm J Sports Med. 2018 May;46(6):1397-1407
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87 patients with subacromial impingement were randomized to one of three treatment groups: arthroscopic acromioplasty, open acromioplasty, or to a physiotherapy program. Patients were followed-up for a minimum of 10 years after intervention, with outcomes related to subjective function (Constant score), shoulder range of motion, shoulder strength in abduction, and ultrasonic and radiographic evalu...
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