IRREPARABLE ROTATOR CUFF TEARS: WHAT TO DO AND WHEN TO DO IT; THE SURGEON'S DILEMMA
- Shoulder disorders -- part 1. // GP: General Practitioner;1/6/2003, p45
Focuses on various shoulder disorders and their possible treatment. Causes of shoulder pain; Use of magnetic resonance imaging scan to investigate shoulder injury; Kinds of pain encountered by a patient suffering from frozen shoulder; Description of the treatment for rotator cuff disease.
- THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF ROTATOR CUFF DISEASE. Yamaguchi, Ken; Ditsios, Konstantinos; Middleton, William D.; Hildebolt, Charles F.; Galatz, Leesa M.; Teefey, Sharlene A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 8, p1699
Background: Very little comparative information is available regarding the demographic and morphological characteristics of asymptomatic and symptomatic rotator cuff tears. This information is important to provide insight into the natural history of rotator cuff disease and to identify which...
- Why does my should hurt? // American Family Physician;11/1/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p1811
Provides a general overview on shoulder pain. Common cause of shoulder pain; How to know if the rotator cuff is hurt; Management of shoulder pain; Types of injury that may need surgery.
- Physical Tests for Shoulder Disorders. Descatha, Alexis; Godeau, Diane; Mediouni, Zakia // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/1/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 1, p94
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Does This Patient With Shoulder Pain Have Rotator Cuff Disease? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review" by J. Hermans and colleagues in the 2013 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- Physical Tests for Shoulder Disorders. Hermans, Job; Luime, Jolanda J.; Meuffels, Duncan E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/1/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 1, p94
A response from the authors of the article "Does This Patient With Shoulder Pain Have Rotator Cuff Disease? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review" in the 2013 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" is presented.
- Changes in pennation angle in rotator cuff muscles with torn tendons. Zuo, Jianlin; Sano, Hirotaka; Itoi, Eiji // Journal of Orthopaedic Science;Jan2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p58
Background: Although several authors have reported on the pennation angles of intact rotator cuff muscles, the relationship between their alteration and rotator cuff tears has not been fully clarified. The purpose of this study was to measure the pennation angles of human cadaveric rotator cuff...
- SÃndrome de hombro doloroso por lesiÃ³n del manguito de los rotadores: manejo con toxina botulÃnica. Arriaga, Juan José; Quiñones, Sandra; Toriz Ortiz, Araceli; Bertado, Nancy; García Sierra, Ana Belén; Plascencia, Noel; Núñez, Lilia // Revista Mexicana de Neurociencia;jul/ago2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p261
Introduction: The Rotator Cuff lesion is the most common cause of Painful Shoulder Syndrome and the treatment depends on which phase it is. The botulinum toxin improves the pain related with muscular alterations, independent of its effect on the contractile function. The present study shows the...
- Clinical, socio-demographic and radiological predictors of short-term outcome in rotator cuff disease. Ekeberg, Ole M.; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Juel, Niels G.; Engebretsen, Kaia; Kvalheim, Synnøve; Brox, Jens I. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2010, Vol. 11, p239
Background: Shoulder pain is common with rotator cuff disease as the most frequently used clinical diagnosis. There is a wide range of treatment options for this condition, but limited evidence to guide patients and clinicians in the choice of treatment strategy. The purpose of this study was to...
- Cigarette Smoking Increases the Risk for Rotator Cuff Tears. Baumgarten, Keith M.; Gerlach, David; Galatz, Leesa; Teefey, Sharlene A.; Middleton, William D.; Ditsios, Konstantinos; Yamaguchi, Ken // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jun2010, Vol. 468 Issue 6, p1534
There is little available evidence regarding risk factors for rotator cuff tears. Cigarette smoking may be an important risk factor for rotator cuff disease. The purpose of this study was to determine if cigarette smoking correlates with an increased risk for rotator cuff tears in patients who...