Outcomes After Patch Use in Rotator Cuff Repair.

@article{Steinhaus2016OutcomesAP,
  title={Outcomes After Patch Use in Rotator Cuff Repair.},
  author={Michael E. Steinhaus and Eric C. Makhni and Brian Cole and Anthony A Romeo and Nikhil N. Verma},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={1676-90}
}
PURPOSE To provide a comprehensive review of clinical outcomes and retear rates after patch use in rotator cuff repair, and to determine the differences between available graft types and techniques. METHODS A systematic review was conducted from database (PubMed, Medline, Scopus, Embase) inception to January 2015 for English-language articles reporting… CONTINUE READING