Do Medical Comorbidities Affect Outcomes in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears?

@inproceedings{Gagnier2017DoMC,
  title={Do Medical Comorbidities Affect Outcomes in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears?},
  author={Joel Joseph Gagnier and Benjamin L Allen and Scott T. Watson and Christopher B. Robbins and Asheesh Bedi and James E. Carpenter and Bruce S. Miller},
  booktitle={Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of medical comorbidities on clinical outcomes in patients with rotator cuff tears (RCTs) have not been fully elucidated. This study investigates the association between medical comorbidities, as measured by the Functional Comorbidity Index (FCI), and clinical outcomes in patients treated surgically or nonsurgically for symptomatic… CONTINUE READING