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Vol:4 Issue:6 Number:53 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #7873
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

ISAKOS 2015: Coracohumeral ligament release improves ROM & pain in arthroscopic RC repair

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS 2015: Coracohumeral ligament release improves ROM & pain in arthroscopic RC repair. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):53. Available from:

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does Coracohumeral Ligament Release Improve Postoperative Stiffness Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair? A Prospective Randomized Study

Contributing Authors: J Chen S Chen

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75 patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized into two groups which either received or did not receive coracohumeral ligament release (CHLR) during surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine if CHLR is effective in impproving clinical shoulder outcomes after rotator cuff repair over a 1 year post-operative period. Results indicated that CHLR patients had lower pa...

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