Acromioplasty does not provide additional benefits for subacromial impingement
Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:167| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Bursectomy compared with acromioplasty in the management of subacromial impingement syndromeJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Apr;91(4):504-10
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57 patients with subacromial impingement syndrome were randomized to receive treatment with a bursectomy alone or bursa debridement with acromioplasty. The results from this study indicated that both procedures provided improvements in pain and function from baseline levels to a mean follow up of 2.5 years, but there were no differences when comparing the two groups. These findings indicated that ...
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