• Medicine
  • Published 2010

REPAIR OF TEARS OF THE SUBSCAPULARIS: MINIMUM TWO YEAR FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF 84 CASES

@inproceedings{Szab2010REPAIROT,
  title={REPAIR OF TEARS OF THE SUBSCAPULARIS: MINIMUM TWO YEAR FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF 84 CASES},
  author={Istv{\'a}n Szab{\'o} and Brooke Edwards and Daniel Mol{\'e} and Lionel Neyton and Laurent Nov{\'e}-Josserand and Gilles Walch},
  year={2010}
}
Background: Rotator cuff tears involving the subscapularis are less common than those involving the posterior superior rotator cuff. The purpose of this study is to report the results of repair of isolated tears of the subscapularis. Methods: Eighty-four shoulders that had undergone open repair of the subscapularis tendon were reviewed. The mean age at surgery was 53.2 years. The mean interval from onset of symptoms to surgery was 12.5 months. Fifty-seven tears were traumatic, and twenty-seven… CONTINUE READING