Surgical Repair Did Not Improve Functional Outcomes More Than Conservative Treatment for Degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears.

@article{Itoi2016SurgicalRD,
  title={Surgical Repair Did Not Improve Functional Outcomes More Than Conservative Treatment for Degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears.},
  author={E Itoi},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2016},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={
          314
        }
}
Lambers Heerspink FO, van Raay JJ, Koorevaar RC, van Eerden PJ, Westerbeek RE, van’t Riet E, van den Akker-Scheek I, Diercks RL. Comparing surgical repair with conservative treatment for degenerative rotator cuff tears: a randomized controlled trial. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Aug;24(8):1274-81. ### Question: In patients with degenerative rotator cuff tears, how does surgical repair compare with conservative treatment with respect to functional outcomes? ### Design: Randomized (unclear… CONTINUE READING