COA2017: Repair favored over subacromial decompression & nonoperative treatment of rotator cuff tear
Comparing surgical repair to conservative treatment and subacromial decompression alone for the treatment of rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
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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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