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Volume:5 Issue:6 Number:27 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #9713
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

COA2017: Repair favored over subacromial decompression & nonoperative treatment of rotator cuff tear


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparing surgical repair to conservative treatment and subacromial decompression alone for the treatment of rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis of randomized trials

Contributing Authors: J Chahal A Nauth PH Flurin C Schemitsch M Vincente FL Heerspink

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Synopsis

Five randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing the results of operative repair to both conservative treatment and subacromial decompression in the treatment of degenerative rotator cuff tears. Pooled Constant-Murley scores demonstrated significantly greater functional outcome at 1-year follow-up with operative repair compared to either conservative management or su...

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