MASSIVE RETRACTED IRREPARABLE ROTATOR CUFF TEARS: WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF CONSERVATIVE THERAPY?


Guzelant A. Y. , Sarifakioglu A. B. , Gonen A. K. , Ozbaydar M. U. , Bekmezci T., Adas M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.17, no.3, pp.234-241, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.234-241

Abstract

Introduction: Massive, irreparable, retracted cuff tears, without surgical intervention need to be treated with conservative therapy. In this study we aimed to determine the efficacy of conservative treatment in such tears.