Sleep quality and disturbances in patients with different-sized rotator cuff tear.

@article{Gumina2016SleepQA,
  title={Sleep quality and disturbances in patients with different-sized rotator cuff tear.},
  author={S Gumina and Vittorio Candela and Daniele Passaretti and Teresa Venditto and Laura Mariani and Giuseppe Giannicola},
  journal={Musculoskeletal surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
  pages={33-38}
}
INTRODUCTION The literature is unanimous in saying that shoulder pain, due to rotator cuff tear (RCT), may be mostly at night; to our knowledge, this statement is not supported by scientific evidence. Our aim was to investigate sleep quality and disturbances in patient with RCT and in a control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS A case-control design study was used. We enrolled 324 consecutive patients (Group A) (156M-168F, mean age ± SD: 64.94 ± 6.97; range 47-74) who underwent arthroscopic… CONTINUE READING