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Volume:3 Issue:12 Number:45 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8101
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Suture technique did not affect rerupture rates after double- and single-row RC repair


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:4
Journal Level of Evidence:4

Does Suture Technique Affect Re-Rupture in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair? A Meta-analysis

Arthroscopy. 2015 Aug;31(8):1576-82

Contributing Authors: MJ Brown DA Pula MA Kluczynski T Mashtare LJ Bisson

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Synopsis

13 studies analyzing full-thickness rotator cuff tears were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose was to determine how repair method, suture configuration, and tear size effect rotator cuff rerupture rate. The results indicated that in single-row repair of tears measuring less than 3cm, no significant difference was noted in rerupture rates between modified Mason-Allen sutures and simple sut...

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