Massive rotator cuff tears: functional outcome after debridement or arthroscopic partial repair

@inproceedings{Berth2010MassiveRC,
  title={Massive rotator cuff tears: functional outcome after debridement or arthroscopic partial repair},
  author={Alexander Berth and Wolfram H. Neumann and Friedemannn Awiszus and G{\'e}za Pap},
  booktitle={Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology},
  year={2010}
}
The surgical treatment of massive rotator cuff tears (RCT) is still controversial and can be based on a variety of different surgical repair methods. This study investigated the effectiveness of arthroscopic debridement or arthroscopic partial repair in patients with massive RCT. This prospective, randomized study involved forty-two patients with massive RCT (fatty infiltration stage 3 or 4) treated with either arthroscopic partial repair or arthroscopic debridement were selected to detect… CONTINUE READING
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