Single-row repair vs double-row repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears
Vol: 2| Issue: 11| Number:54| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Single-row repair versus double-row repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tearsArthroscopy. 2011 Jul;27(7):978-85. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2011.01.014
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5 (2 cohorts, 3 RCTs) quasi-randomized and randomized controlled trials that compared single-row rotator cuff repair with the results of double row rotator cuff repair were selected in the meta-analysis to compare both techniques in function and anatomical superiority. Double-row repair improved tendon healing, provided greater external rotation, and decreased the recurrence rate of tears, but had...
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