Acromioplasty does not provide additional benefits for subacromial impingement
Bursectomy compared with acromioplasty in the management of subacromial impingement syndromeJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Apr;91(4):504-10
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
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 ...
Continuing Medical Education Credits
You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.LEARN MORE