Arnaldo Amado Ferreira Neto

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BACKGROUND Although platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been used in rotator cuff repair, most authors have been unable to report the advantages of this method in clinical trials. HYPOTHESIS The use of(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown good clinical results in patients with proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) treated with locking intramedullary nails or locking plates. Our study compared the(More)
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis for humeral shaft fractures has been described recently, but there are no randomized studies comparing the clinical results for shoulder function(More)
OBJETIVES To evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the detection of disorders of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT). The secondary objective was to investigate(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate supraspinatus tendon integrity with ultrasound (US) in patients submitted to proximal humeral fracture (PHF) fixation with a locking intramedullary nail. METHODS Thirty-one(More)
BACKGROUND Two recent experimental studies evaluated the influence of shoulder rotation on neck-shaft angle, with conflicting results. However, there have been no clinical studies of whether this(More)