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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:24 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14720
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COA 2022: Retear Rates and Clinical Outcomes After Rotator Cuff Repair With vs. Without Augmentation

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2022: Retear Rates and Clinical Outcomes After Rotator Cuff Repair With vs. Without Augmentation. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):24. Available from:

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Rotator cuff repair with graft augmentation improves clinical and structural outcomes and decreases retear rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Contributing Authors:
C Imbergamo S Sequeira HP Gould

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Six studies with a total of 257 shoulders were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing rotator cuff repair with vs. without autograft/allograft augmentation. The outcome of interest were functional outcome scores and retear rates with a minimum follow-up period of one year. The results of this meta-analysis found that autograft/allograft augmentation resulted in a significan...

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