COA: Lesser tuberosity osteotomy is no different from subscapularis tenotomy
Lesser Tuberosity Osteotomy vs. Subscapularis Tenotomy in Shoulder Arthroplasty: Healing Rates and Fat Infiltration
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87 patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty were randomized to receive lesser tuberosity osteotomy (LTO) or subscapularis tenotomy (ST) to compare differences in healing rates and fatty infiltration. At 12 months, there was no difference between the two groups with respect to the healing rate and the Goutallier mean fatty infiltration grade. From the pre-operative assessment to the post-operative...
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