Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

@article{Matava2005PartialThicknessRC,
  title={Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears},
  author={Matthew J. Matava and Derek B. Purcell and Jonas R. Rudzki},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={1405 - 1417}
}
Partial-thickness tears of the rotator cuff have been diagnosed with increased frequency because of a heightened awareness of the condition by clinicians and improved diagnostic methods. Research into the causes, natural history, and optimal treatment of this condition lags behind that of full-thickness tears. However, despite the limitations in the existing literature, there has emerged a consensus among shoulder experts that partial-thickness rotator cuff tears should be aggressively treated… 

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