Risk factors associated to bilateral rotator cuff tears.

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INTRODUCTION Overuse, micro-traumas, and impingement, isolated or combined, are the more common etiological factors for rotator cuff tears. Metabolic disorders (diabetes, adiposity, hypercholesterolemia), hypertension, cigarette smoking and a genetic predisposition are considered risk factors. However, no study has compared the prevalence of these risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.otsr.2017.03.027

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@article{Abate2017RiskFA, title={Risk factors associated to bilateral rotator cuff tears.}, author={Michele Abate and Luciana Di Carlo and Vincenzo Salini and Concetta Schiavone}, journal={Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR}, year={2017}, volume={103 6}, pages={841-845} }