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Volume:5 Issue:7 Number:41 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #9757
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

ISAKOS2017: Evaluating atrophy and fatty degeneration after RC repair vs conservative treatment


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

Timing of repair in degenerative cuff tears: how long can we wait?

Contributing Authors: RL Diercks FO Lambers Heerspink RE Westerbeek J van Raaij I Scheek R Derks

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Synopsis

41 patients with a full-thickness rotator cuff tear were randomized to either surgical repair or conservative treatment. Patients were assessed at 1 year postoperatively for muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration on MRI. Of the 19 patients allocated to repair, five patients had intact repairs at 1 year, while the remaining 14 had either a retear or failed repair. Irrespectively, change in tear size...

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