Sarcomere length of torn rotator cuff muscle.

@article{Tomioka2009SarcomereLO,
  title={Sarcomere length of torn rotator cuff muscle.},
  author={Tatsuru Tomioka and Hiroshi Minagawa and Hiroaki Kijima and Nobuyuki Central Rese Yamamoto and Hidekazu Abe and Matthieu Maesani and Kazuma Kikuchi and Hiroshi Abe and Yoichi Shimada and E Itoi},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          955-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Sarcomere length is one of the factors related to the contractile ability of muscle. There is no report about sarcomere length of torn rotator cuff muscles. The purpose of this study was to clarify sarcomere length of torn rotator cuff muscles. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-eight embalmed cadaver shoulders (14 shoulders with intact rotator cuff and 14 shoulders with full-thickness rotator cuff tears: an isolated tear of the supraspinatus in 3, a combined tear of the supraspinatus… CONTINUE READING
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