AAOS2017: Exercise therapy program vs acromioplasty for shoulder impingement; MRI results
No Difference in Long-term Development of Rotator Cuff Rupture and Muscle Volumes in Impingement Patients With or Without Decompression: A Randomized MRI Study of 140 Patients
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
CONFERENCE ACE REPORTS
This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.
140 patients with grade II shoulder impingement syndrome were randomized to either arthroscopic acromioplasty followed by a structured exercise therapy program or to a structured exercise therapy program alone. Patients underwent an MRI follow-up at 5 years to assess muscle volume change, the incidence of supraspinatus tendon rupture, and grade muscle fatty degeneration. Results demonstrated no si...
Continuing Medical Education Credits
You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.LEARN MORE