Arthroscopic suture bridge technique for intratendinous tear of rotator cuff in chronically painful calcific tendinitis of the shoulder.

@article{Ji2013ArthroscopicSB,
  title={Arthroscopic suture bridge technique for intratendinous tear of rotator cuff in chronically painful calcific tendinitis of the shoulder.},
  author={Jong Hun Ji and Mohamed Pottachola Shafi and Chang-Yun Moon and Sang-Eun Park and Yeon-Jun Kim and Sang-Hoon Kim},
  journal={Orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={289-92}
}
Arthroscopic removal, now the main treatment option, has almost replaced open surgery for treatment of resistant calcific tendinitis. In some cases of chronic calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, the calcific materials are hard and adherent to the tendon. Removal of these materials can cause significant intratendinous tears between the superficial and deep… CONTINUE READING