[Surgical treatment of the rotator cuff rupture (author's transl)].

  • A Reichelt
  • Published 1981 in Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift


Ruptures of the rotator cuff are more frequent than generally assumed. Out of 25 patients with ruptures of the rotator cuff treated surgically, 17 were seen at follow-up investigations at least 6 months later. The procedure was successful in most cases. Should severe pains persist despite regular conservative treatment for 6--8 weeks, disturbing night rest… (More)


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@article{Reichelt1981SurgicalTO, title={[Surgical treatment of the rotator cuff rupture (author's transl)].}, author={A Reichelt}, journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1981}, volume={106 16}, pages={501-4} }