The PASTA Bridge: A Technique for the Arthroscopic Repair of PASTA Lesions

Abstract

PASTA (partial articular supraspinatus tendon avulsion) lesions of greater than 50% thickness are usually repaired, whereas those of less than 50% thickness receive subacromial decompression and debridement. However, tears of greater than 25% thickness of the tendon result in increased strain of the adjacent, intact tendon fibers. Re-creating the tendon… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.eats.2017.06.022

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