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Management of the non-traumatic full thickness rotator cuff tear

Abstract:

Approaches to the management of the torn rotator cuff vary greatly between surgeons. In response, attempts have been made to define criteria for guiding treatment. However the failings of the literature upon which these recommendations are based are well recognized and, as a result, no consensus view exists. In this article we revise the anatomy of the rotator cuff and discuss the questions we should ask in deciding which tears to treat. The non-surgical and surgical options for management of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Orthopaedics and Trauma
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-59
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1877-1335
ISSN:
1877-1327
URN:
uuid:894826c6-68d8-4920-bf37-4fe2e64dae89
Source identifiers:
321462
Local pid:
pubs:321462
Language:
English

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