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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7404
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Double-row repair significantly reduced recurrence, especially in partial-thickness tears


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Incidence of retear with double-row versus single-row rotator cuff repair

Orthopedics. 2014 Nov 1;37(11):e1006-13

Contributing Authors: C Shen ZH Tang JZ Hu GY Zou RC Xiao

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Synopsis

Six randomized controlled trials comparing single- and double-row rotator cuff repairs were included in this meta-analysis. The primary outcome of interest was recurrence and the secondary outcomes were functional scores: American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons shoulder score, the Constant shoulder score, and the University of California, Los Angeles score. Pooled findings suggested significantly dec...

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