The relationship between acromial morphology and conservative treatment of patients with impingement syndrome.

@article{Wang2000TheRB,
  title={The relationship between acromial morphology and conservative treatment of patients with impingement syndrome.},
  author={Jeffrey C Wang and G U Horner and Ellen D. Brown and Matthew S Shapiro},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={557-9}
}
This study assessed the predictive value of acromial morphology in the treatment outcome of patients with impingement syndrome. Sixty-five patients with impingement syndrome were treated by a single orthopedic surgeon according to the same protocol and initially received the same conservative modalities. The incidence of acromial types in the nonoperative group was significantly different from those in the operative group (P=.008). A large proportion (88.9%) of the patients with type I… CONTINUE READING
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