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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7523
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Similar clinical results for arthroscopic and mini-open rotator cuff repair


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Arthroscopic Versus Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair: An Up-to-Date Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Arthroscopy. 2015 Jan;31(1):118-24.

Contributing Authors: X Ji C Bi F Wang Q Wang

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Synopsis

Five randomized controlled trials, with a total of 329 patients, were analyzed in this meta-analysis for the purpose of comparing mini-open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Outcomes that were assessed included surgery time, functional outcome score, VAS pain, and range of motion. None of these outcomes were found to be significantly different between groups who underwent arthroscopic repair a...

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