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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:134 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4714
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS: Subscapularis repair beneficial in treating large-to-massive rotator cuff tears

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS: Subscapularis repair beneficial in treating large-to-massive rotator cuff tears. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):134. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4714

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Prospective Randomized Comparative Study of 191 Subscapularis Tear: Arthroscopic Repair vs. Debridement

Contributing Authors: Lhee

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


256 shoulders with rotator cuff tears including a subscapularis tear were randomized to receive either subscapularis repair or debridement, in order to determine the impact of subscapularis repair on the postoperative outcomes. After a minimum follow-up period of 24 months (range: 24-38 months; average: 31 months), results showed that no significant differences existed between methods on the clini...

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