Time to failure after rotator cuff repair: a prospective imaging study.

@article{Iannotti2013TimeTF,
  title={Time to failure after rotator cuff repair: a prospective imaging study.},
  author={Joseph P. Iannotti and Allen A Deutsch and Andrew Green and Sally A Rudicel and Jared E. Christensen and Shannon Marraffino and Scott R Rodeo},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 11},
  pages={965-71}
}
BACKGROUND Failure of tendon healing after a rotator cuff repair is demonstrated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a fluid-filled defect within the tendon. The frequency of, and factors associated with, failure of the tendon repair to heal have been the focus of many clinical studies. The timing of when these defects occur has not been previously… CONTINUE READING