Arthroscopic cuff repair can be done safely without acromioplasty

MacDonald, Peter B.
April 2012
Orthopedics Today;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p70
An interview with doctor Peter B. MacDonald is presented. When asked regarding the hypothesis and morphology of his recent study, he refers to the performance of rotator cuff repair without acromioplasty or subacromial decompression. MacDonald believes on the possibility that the arthroscopic cuff repair can be safely performed in the absence of acromioplasty. He encourages orthopedic surgeons to not hesitate performing rotator cuff repair without acromioplasty.


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