Repair of partial thickness rotator cuff tears: a retrospective review with minimum two-year follow-up.

@article{Porat2008RepairOP,
  title={Repair of partial thickness rotator cuff tears: a retrospective review with minimum two-year follow-up.},
  author={Sharoun Porat and Wesley M. Nottage and Matthew N Fouse},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={729-31}
}
This study is a retrospective review of 51 patients that underwent an arthroscopic takedown and all arthroscopic repair of their partial thickness rotator cuff tear. All surgeries were performed by the same surgeon at the same institution between July 2001 and July 2005. Patients were followed for a minimum of 2 years (range, 24–73 months) to assess outcome and results. Clinical outcomes were measured using a University of California, Los Angeles self-assessment questionnaire and physical exam… CONTINUE READING

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