The burden of rotator cuff surgery in Italy: a nationwide registry study

  title={The burden of rotator cuff surgery in Italy: a nationwide registry study},
  author={U. Longo and G. Salvatore and G. Rizzello and A. Berton and M. Ciuffreda and V. Candela and V. Denaro},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
PurposeThis study aimed to estimate the yearly number of RC surgeries in Italy, a country with universal access to healthcare for its population, from 2001 to 2014, based on official information source as hospitalization records. A secondary aim was to explore geographical variation in equity in access to RC surgery between three macroregions of Italy (North, Center and South). A tertiary aim was to perform statistical projections of the number of RC procedure volumes and rates on the basis of… Expand
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