Rotator Cuff Repair in Patients over 75 Years of Age: Clinical Outcome and Repair Integrity

BACKGROUND Some studies have shown significant functional improvement after rotator cuff (RC) repair in elderly patients. However, few studies have reported the healing potential of RC tears in elderly patients. METHODS Twenty-five patients aged ≥ 75 years who underwent RC repair were enrolled. The mean age at the time of surgery was 78.3 years (range, 75… (More)