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Volume:140 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #14074
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Suprascapular Nerve Release in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair


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OrthoEvidence. Suprascapular Nerve Release in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. ACE Report. 2021;140(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14074

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Outcomes of Arthroscopic Nerve Release in Patients Treated for Large or Massive Rotator Cuff Tears and Associated Suprascapular Neuropathy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Clinical Trial.

Am J Sports Med . 2021 Jul;49(9):2301-2308.

Contributing Authors: NP Sachinis S Papagiannopoulos I Sarris P Papadopoulos

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Synopsis

Forty two patients with large or massive reparable rotator cuff tears (RTC) and suprascapular nerve neuropathy were randomized to undergo arthroscopic RTC repair with suprascapular nerve release (n=21) or RTC repair alone (n=21). The primary outcome of interest was full suprascapular nerve recovery measured through electrophysiologic changes. Secondary outcomes of interest were functional outcomes...

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