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Tendon healing superior in double-row arthroscopic repair compared to single-row repair

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February 2014

Tendon healing superior in double-row arthroscopic repair compared to single-row repair

Vol: 3| Issue: 2| Number:21| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Ultrasound evaluation of arthroscopic full-thickness supraspinatus rotator cuff repair: single-row versus double-row suture bridge (transosseous equivalent) fixation. Results of a prospective, randomized study

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Nov;22(11):1480-7

Contributing Authors:
GM Gartsman G Drake TB Edwards HA Elkousy SM Hammerman DP O'Connor CM Press

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90 patients with full-thickness supraspinatus tears were randomized to compare tendon healing rates associated with double- and single-row arthroscopic supraspinatus tendon repair, as determined by ultrasound diagnostics. Patients were evaluated over 17 months and the evidence presented in this study revealed significantly superior tendon healing rates in the double-row group compared to the singl...

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