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Vol:271 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14834
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

InSpace Implant Compared to Partial Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

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OrthoEvidence. InSpace Implant Compared to Partial Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. ACE Report. 2022;271(1):2. Available from:

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

InSpace Implant Compared with Partial Repair for the Treatment of Full-Thickness Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: A randomized controlled trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Jul 20;104(14):1250-1262.

Contributing Authors:
Verma Nikhil Srikumaran Uma Roden Colleen M Rogusky Edwin J Lapner Peter Neill Heather Abboud Joseph A GROUP SPACE

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One hundred and eighty-four patients with posterosuperior massive rotator cuff tears were randomized to receive either the InSpace biodegradable balloon spacer implant (n=93) or partial rotator cuff repair (n=91). The primary outcome of this trial was to assess the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) score at 24 months. The secondary outcomes of this trial were to assess Western Ontario Rot...

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