Massive Tears of the Rotator Cuff

Bedi, Asheesh; Dines, Joshua; Warren, Russell F.; Dines, David M.
August 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 9, p1894
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the massive rotator cuff tears. It says that the massive rotator cuff tears can cause shoulder pain during the daily living activities and at night, wherein patients may show signs of weakness and range of motion losses. It notes that ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging are commonly used to diagnose the rotator cuff lesions. Furthermore, it suggests that massive rotator cuff can be treated nonoperatively or through arthoroscopic debridement.


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