Sonography of the shoulder in patients with tears of the rotator cuff: accuracy and value for selecting surgical options.

@article{Wiener1993SonographyOT,
  title={Sonography of the shoulder in patients with tears of the rotator cuff: accuracy and value for selecting surgical options.},
  author={Stephen Wiener and William Hutchins Seitz},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1993},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={
          103-7; discussion 109-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The management of patients with signs and symptoms referable to the rotator cuff depends on the presence of cuff injury and the size of the tear. Treatment options include conservative nonsurgical management for patients with an intact or partially torn cuff, arthroscopic decompression of the coracoacromial space for those not responding to nonsurgical management, and a range of surgical techniques to repair full-thickness tears. This study was designed to determine whether… CONTINUE READING

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