Comparison of metal and biodegradable suture anchors in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with metal and biodegradable suture anchors: A prospective randomized studyArthroscopy. 2010 Sep;26(9 Suppl):S112-9. Epub 2010 Aug 6
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110 patients with full thickness rotator cuff tears were randomized to arthroscopic repair, using either metal or biodegradable suture anchors. The use of metal suture in this repair resulted in slightly better DASH and Constant scores at two year follow-up; however, these values did not reach significance. Work-DASH scores were found to be similar between groups. Univariate analysis revealed that...
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