Completion repair exhibits increased healing characteristics compared with in situ repair of partial thickness bursal rotator cuff tears.


Gereli A. , Kocaoglu B. , Ulku T. K. , Silay S., KILINÇ E. , USLU S., ...More

Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA, vol.26, no.8, pp.2498-2504, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-018-4870-1
  • Title of Journal : Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
  • Page Numbers: pp.2498-2504
  • Keywords: Rotator cuff, Partial thickness tear, Tendon healing, In situ repair, Completion repair, Shoulder, SUPRASPINATUS TENDON, INTEGRITY, INJURY, MODEL

Abstract

Little information is available regarding the healing capacity of in situ and completion repair for the treatment of partial thickness rotator cuff tears. The purpose of the study was to analyze the healing characteristics of both techniques.