The pathogenesis and surgical treatment of tears of the rotator cuff

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Jul;90(7):827-32. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.90B7.19874.

Abstract

This review discusses the pathogenesis and surgical treatment of tears of the rotator cuff.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arthroscopy / economics
  • Arthroscopy / methods*
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Decision Making*
  • Decompression, Surgical / methods
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / economics
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Rotator Cuff / surgery*
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rupture, Spontaneous / etiology
  • Shoulder Joint / surgery*
  • Shoulder Pain / etiology
  • Tendon Injuries / etiology*
  • Tendon Injuries / surgery