Rotator cuff syndrome

Known as: tear rotator cuff, cuff rotator tear, IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME 
Rupture of the tendons in the ROTATOR CUFF of the shoulder joint due to injury.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Little information is available about the epidemiology of rotator cuff tears in a population-based study. The purpose… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of MRI, MR arthrography, and ultrasound for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon are often associated with massive rotator cuff tears and may be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Very little comparative information is available regarding the demographic and morphological characteristics of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Rotator cuff disease or injury is one of the most frequently seen orthopaedic conditions, and surgical repair of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To determine the prevalence of rotator cuff tears in asymptomatic shoulders we conducted a prospective clinical and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES To analyse the collagen composition of normal adult human supraspinatus tendon and to compare with: (1) a flexor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Among various studies reporting the outcome of surgical repairs of rotator cuff tears, comparisons are very difficult because of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
In this report we describe the clinical and pathological findings of cuff-tear arthropathy in twenty-six patients and discuss the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Athletes, particularly those who are involved in sporting activities requiring repetitive overhead use of the arm (for example… (More)
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