Nanofracture Footprint Preparation Reduces Retear Rates in Supraspinatus Repairs
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OrthoEvidence. Nanofracture Footprint Preparation Reduces Retear Rates in Supraspinatus Repairs . ACE Report. 2021;120(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13851
Footprint preparation with nanofractures in a supraspinatus repair cuts in half the retear rate at 1-year follow-up. A randomized controlled trial.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Jul;29(7):2249-2256.
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Seventy one patients with isolated reparable supraspinatus tears were randomized to receive a repair with footprint preparation utilizing nanofractures (n=36) or standard repair (n=33). The primary outcome of interest was the retear rate at 12 month follow-up on MRI. Secondary outcomes of interest included postoperative pain scores, shoulder specific patient reported outcomes and health related qu...
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