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Volume:5 Issue:11 Number:37 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #9187
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Arthroscopic vs. open acromioplasty vs. physiotherapy for subacromial impingement syndrome

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OrthoEvidence. Arthroscopic vs. open acromioplasty vs. physiotherapy for subacromial impingement syndrome. ACE Report. 2016;5(11):37. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9187

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Comparison of open acromioplasty, arthroscopic acromioplasty and physiotherapy in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a prospective randomised study

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Jul;24(7):2181-91

Contributing Authors: S Farfaras N Sernert E Hallstrom J Kartus

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87 patients with subacromial impingement syndrome were randomized to undergo either open acromioplasty (open group), arthroscopic acromioplasty (arthroscopic group), or physiotherapy (PT group). The purpose of this study was to compare the aformentioned treatments in terms of Constant scores, Watson and Sonabend scores, and SF-36 health survey scores at 2 to 3 years post-treatment. No significant ...

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