The clinical role of shoulder ultrasound.

  title={The clinical role of shoulder ultrasound.},
  author={David H. Sonnabend and Jeffrey S Hughes and Bruno Mario Giuffre and R Farrell},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={67 9},
BACKGROUND Rotator cuff surgery is facilitated by accurate pre-operative information regarding the presence and size of cuff tears, and the extent of any cuff retraction or lamination. METHODS A total of 117 consecutive patients who underwent shoulder ultrasound followed by surgical management were assessed, and the pre-operative ultrasound diagnoses were… CONTINUE READING