Subscapularis minor--an analogue of the Teres minor?

  title={Subscapularis minor--an analogue of the Teres minor?},
  author={Philippe Collin and Alexandre L{\"a}dermann and M Le Bourg and Gilles Walch},
  journal={Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR},
  volume={99 4 Suppl},
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to determine the role of the subscapularis (SSC) in forward flexion. We hypothesized that the inferior part of the SSC has a main role in the ability to preserve forward flexion in cases of anterosuperior rotator cuff tears. MATERIAL AND METHODS Active forward flexion of the shoulder was prospectively evaluated in patients presenting with Grade 3 or higher SSC fatty degeneration, with superior and inferior SSC tears being evaluated separately… CONTINUE READING