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Findings from the patch augmented rotator cuff surgery (PARCS) feasibility study

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A rotator cuff tear is a common disabling shoulder problem. Symptoms include pain, weakness, lack of mobility and sleep disturbance. Many patients require surgery to repair the tear; however, there is a high failure rate. There is a pressing need to improve the outcome of rotator cuff surgery. The use of patch augmentation to provide support to the healing process and improve patient outcomes holds new promise. Different materials (e.g. human/animal skin or ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s40814-021-00899-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4156-6989
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Pilot and Feasibility Studies More from this journal
Volume:
7
Article number:
163
Publication date:
2021-08-20
Acceptance date:
2021-08-06
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ISSN:
2055-5784
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1189815
Local pid:
pubs:1189815
Deposit date:
2021-08-20

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