US guidance is beneficial in arthroscopic debridement for calcific rotator cuff tendinitis
The intraoperative use of ultrasound facilitates significantly the arthroscopic debridement of calcific rotator cuff tendinitisArch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2014 May;134(5):651-6. doi: 10.1007/s00402-014-1927-6. Epub 2014 Feb 1.
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20 patients undergoing arthroscopic debridement for calcific rotator cuff tendinitis were randomized to have the deposit located either with ultrasound guidance or using conventional methods. The purpose of this study was to compare these two techniques with respect to the number of needle punctures and time required to locate the calcific deposit, as well as shoulder pain and function, over a per...
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