TITLE

Systematic Review of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair and Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair

AUTHOR(S)
Nho, Shane J.; Shindle, Michael K.; Sherman, Seth L.; Freedman, Kevin B.; Lyman, Stephan; MacGillivray, John D.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the comparison of mini-open and all-arthroscopic techniques of rotator cuff repair with the use of a systematic review of the published literature in the U.S. It is inferred that the treatment of rotator cuff tears has evolved from an open procedure to an arthroscopic-assisted technique to all-arthroscopic technique. The author averred that the procedure has been associated with morbidity such as severe early post-operated pain, deltoid detachment, and arthrofibrosis.
ACCESSION #
27093563

 

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