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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202746/translation-of-the-humeral-head-scale-is-associated-with-success-of-rotator-cuff-repair-for-large-massive-tears
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Noboru Taniguchi, Darryl D D'Lima, Naoki Suenaga, Yasuyuki Ishida, Deokcheol Lee, Isoya Goya, Etsuo Chosa
BACKGROUND: Although a loss of rotator cuff integrity leads to the superior migration of the humeral head, the parameters that characterize the anterolateral migration of the humeral head have not been established. The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between the translation of the humeral head scale (T-scale) and clinical outcomes of rotator cuff repair, as well as the correlation between the T-scale and radiologic parameters. METHODS: One hundred thirty-five consecutive patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears underwent primary rotator cuff repair...
December 4, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29201303/bridging-graft-in-irreparable-massive-rotator-cuff-tears-autogenic-biceps-graft-versus-allogenic-dermal-patch-graft
#2
Sung Min Rhee, Joo Han Oh
Background: Few comparative studies have reported on the use of biologic grafts for irreparable massive rotator cuff tears. The purpose of this study was to assess the results of arthroscopic bridging graft in irreparable massive rotator cuff tears using an autogenic long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) or an allogenic dermal patch (ADP). Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 24 patients treated using the LHBT (group I) and eight patients with complete rupture of the LHBT treated using an ADP (group II) since 2011...
December 2017: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29185162/the-effect-of-medicaid-payer-status-on-patient-outcomes-following-repair-of-massive-rotator-cuff-tears
#3
V Sabesan, J Whaley, G Petersen-Fitts, A Sherwood, M Sweet, D J L Lima, D Malone
BACKGROUND: The influence of socioeconomic status and insurance type has not been studied extensively for RCR, particularly not in the high risk massive RCT population. The purpose of this study is to identify relationships between Medicaid payer status and patient outcomes following massive RCR. METHODS: A retrospective review of shoulder surgery database identified 29 patients undergoing massive rotator cuff repair. Patients were stratified based on insurance type into two cohorts, Medicaid (14 patients) and non-Medicaid (15 patients)...
November 28, 2017: Musculoskeletal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169956/synovial-fluid-biomarkers-association-with-chronic-rotator-cuff-tear-severity-and-pain
#4
Chien-An Shih, Kuo-Chen Wu, Chung-Jung Shao, Tai-Chang Chern, Wei-Ren Su, Po-Ting Wu, I-Ming Jou
BACKGROUND: We tested the hypothesis that biomarkers in the synovial fluid of the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint are correlated with visual analog scale (VAS) scores, functional scores, and ultrasound findings of chronic rotator cuff tear (RCT) severity. METHODS: We measured biomarkers in shoulder joint synovial fluid of 42 patients with partial-thickness (21), nonmassive full-thickness (10), and massive full-thickness (11) RCTs. Pain duration, tear severity, and VAS and functional scores were compared with interleukin (IL) 1β, IL-6, matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) 1, and MMP-13 levels...
November 21, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29151232/early-promising-outcome-following-arthroscopic-implantation-of-the-subacromial-balloon-spacer-for-treating-massive-rotator-cuff-tear
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R S M Piekaar, I C E Bouman, P M van Kampen, F van Eijk, P E Huijsmans
BACKGROUND: Massive rotator cuff tear (RCT) can result in disability and severe pain. When conservative treatment fails, surgical treatment should be considered, as various surgical options can provide relatively satisfactory results. However, choosing an optimal treatment remains controversial. A relatively new treatment for irreparable RCT is the arthroscopic implantation of a biodegradable balloon spacer into the subacromial space. Here, we examined whether placement of this balloon spacer reduces pain and improves functional outcome in patients with an irreparable RCT...
November 18, 2017: Musculoskeletal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146165/preliminary-results-of-arthroscopic-superior-capsule-reconstruction-with-dermal-allograft
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Patrick J Denard, Paul C Brady, Christopher R Adams, John M Tokish, Stephen S Burkhart
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term outcomes of arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) with dermal allograft for the treatment of irreparable massive rotator cuff tears (MRCTs). METHODS: A multicenter study was performed on patients undergoing arthroscopic SCR for irreparable MRCTs. The minimum follow-up was 1 year. Range of motion and functional outcome according to visual analog scale (VAS) pain, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) score, and subjective shoulder value (SSV) score were assessed preoperatively and at final follow-up...
November 13, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145990/the-role-of-superior-capsule-reconstruction-in-rotator-cuff-tears
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REVIEW
Paul Sethi, Wm Grant Franco
Massive, irreparable rotator cuff disease is a challenging problem to treat, especially in the younger active patient. This condition allows the deltoid to generate anterosuperior translation and shoulder dysfunction. Ideally, this dysfunction may be improved with rotator cuff repair. However, in the setting of irreparable rotator cuff disease, normal function is challenging to restore. Superior capsule reconstruction theoretically improves function by recentering the humeral head and improving glenohumeral kinematics...
January 2018: Orthopedic Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136253/fatty-degeneration-of-the-rotator-cuff-reflects-shoulder-strength-deficits-in-patients-with-rotator-cuff-tears
#8
Jong Pil Yoon, Jae Wook Jung, Chang Hwa Lee, Young Gun Kim, Seok Won Chung, Joon Yub Kim, Hyun Joo Lee, Jee Wook Yoon, Hoseok Lee
Fatty degeneration is an important clinical factor in patients with rotator cuff tears. Goutallier grade, occupation ratio, and tangent sign help identify fatty degeneration; however, little is known about how closely these measurement techniques correlate with actual muscle strength deficits. The authors evaluated each method's ability to determine the correlation between fatty degeneration and muscle strength deficits. The authors included 203 patients who underwent full-thickness rotator cuff repair (mean age, 61...
November 11, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29102010/editorial-commentary-partial-shoulder-rotator-cuff-repair-may-the-force-couple-be-with-you
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EDITORIAL
Wesley M Nottage
Partial repair of a shoulder rotator cuff tear, in the face of an otherwise massive or "irreparable" tear, is an effective treatment for reducing patient pain and improving function. Partial repair restores balance to the force couple composed of the infraspinatus and teres minor posteriorly and the subscapularis anteriorly. A balanced force couple maintains centralization of the humeral head on the glenoid during shoulder range of motion and, in nonarthritic patients with massive or irreparable tears, is better than no repair at all...
November 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29083357/a-clinical-and-radiological-study-of-biodegradable-subacromial-spacer-in-the-treatment-of-massive-irreparable-rotator-cuff-tears
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Matteo Ricci, Eugenio Vecchini, Elia Bonfante, Gian Mario Micheloni, Mattia Berti, Giacomo Schenal, Gabriele Zanetti, Elena Sambugaro, Tommaso Maluta, Bruno Magnan
PURPOSE: The aim of this retrospective study was to report the clinical and radiographic results of the biodegradable subacromial spacer (InSpace Balloon®) implantation in patients with massive irreparable rotator cuff tears. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From February 2014 to October 2015, 30 patients affected by massive irreparable rotator cuff tears were treated with the implantation of InSpace Balloon®. Clinical evaluation (Constant Score and VAS), X-rays and MR imaging were performed preoperatively in all patients and 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after surgery, dividing patients in different groups according to the time elapsed from surgery...
October 18, 2017: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29083356/partial-repair-in-irreparable-rotator-cuff-tear-our-experience-in-long-term-follow-up
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E D Di Benedetto, Paolo Di Benedetto, Andrea Fiocchi, Alessandro Beltrame, Araldo Causero
AIM OF THE WORK: Massive rotator cuff tears are a common source of shoulder pain and dysfunction, especially in middle age patient; these lesions represent about 20% of all rotator cuff tears and 80% of recurrent tears. Some lesions are not repairable or should not be repaired: in this case, a rotator cuff partial repair should be recommended. The aim of the study is to evaluate the outcome of rotator cuff partial repair in irreparable rotator cuff massive tear at medium and long-term follow-up...
October 18, 2017: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29059116/management-of-failed-rotator-cuff-repair-in-young-patients
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Bassem T Elhassan, Ryan M Cox, Dave R Shukla, Julia Lee, Anand M Murthi, Robert Z Tashjian, Joseph A Abboud
Management of failed rotator cuff repair may be difficult, especially in young patients. Various nonmodifiable and modifiable patient factors, including age, tendon quality, rotator cuff tear characteristics, acute or chronic rotator cuff tear, bone quality, tobacco use, and medications, affect rotator cuff repair healing. Surgical variables, such as the technique, timing, tension on the repair, the biomechanical construct, and fixation, as well as the postoperative rehabilitation strategy also affect rotator cuff repair healing...
November 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056484/a-new-scale-measuring-translation-of-the-humeral-head-as-a-prognostic-factor-for-the-treatment-of-large-and-massive-rotator-cuff-tears
#13
Noboru Taniguchi, Darryl D D'Lima, Naoki Suenaga, Etsuo Chosa
BACKGROUND: Failure rates after rotator cuff repair remain high in patients with massive tears. Although superior translation of the humeral head has been used to assess the severity of rotator cuff tears, the relevance of anterior migration of the humeral head to clinical outcomes has not been established. The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential role of the T-scale, a measure of the anterolateral translation of the humeral head, as a prognostic factor for rotator cuff repair...
October 19, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29053925/mesenchymal-stem-cell-secretome-improves-tendon-cell-viability-in-vitro-and-tendon-bone-healing-in-vivo-when-a-tissue-engineering-strategy-is-used-in-a-rat-model-of-chronic-massive-rotator-cuff-tear
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Nuno Sevivas, Fábio Gabriel Teixeira, Raquel Portugal, Bruno Direito-Santos, João Espregueira-Mendes, Filipe J Oliveira, Rui F Silva, Nuno Sousa, Wan Ting Sow, Luong T H Nguyen, Kee Woei Ng, António J Salgado
BACKGROUND: Massive rotator cuff tears (MRCTs) represent a major clinical concern, especially when degeneration and chronicity are involved, which highly compromise healing capacity. PURPOSE: To study the effect of the secretome of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) on tendon cells (TCs) followed by the combination of these activated TCs with an electrospun keratin-based scaffold to develop a tissue engineering strategy to improve tendon-bone interface (TBi) healing in a chronic MRCT rat model...
October 1, 2017: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040126/reverse-total-shoulder-arthroplasty-for-massive-irreparable-rotator-cuff-tears-before-the-age-of-60-years-long-term-results
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Lukas Ernstbrunner, Aline Suter, Sabrina Catanzaro, Stefan Rahm, Christian Gerber
BACKGROUND: There has been serious concern regarding the longevity and durability of outcomes of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) in younger patients. It was the purpose of this study to analyze long-term outcomes and complications of RTSA for irreparable rotator cuff tears in patients younger than 60 years. METHODS: Twenty patients (23 shoulders) with a mean age of 57 years (range, 47 to 59 years) were evaluated at a mean of 11.7 years (range, 8 to 19 years) after RTSA...
October 18, 2017: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032902/should-we-have-a-better-definition-of-pseudoparalysis-in-patients-with-rotator-cuff-tears
#16
Robert T Burks, Robert Z Tashjian
Pseudoparalysis has been previously described as the inability to elevate the arm over 90° in the setting of a rotator cuff tear. Controversy exists regarding the optimal treatment for patients with a pseudoparalytic shoulder with a rotator cuff tear with options including rotator cuff repair and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Recent literature suggests that pseudoparalysis can reliably be corrected with a rotator cuff repair and is more cost effective than reverse shoulder arthroplasty. We believe that the arbitrary cutoff of 90° is too generous and leads to confusion...
October 9, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28948058/reverse-total-shoulder-arthroplasty-as-treatment-for-rotator-cuff-tear-arthropathy-and-shoulder-dislocations-in-an-elderly-male-with-parkinson-s-disease
#17
John G Skedros, James S Smith, Tanner D Langston, Micheal G Adondakis
We report the case of a 70-year-old male with Parkinson's disease (PD) and recurrent traumatic left shoulder dislocations. This case is rare because (1) he had a massive irreparable rotator cuff tear and end-stage arthritis (i.e., rotator cuff-tear arthropathy) of the same shoulder and (2) his shoulder was ultimately reconstructed with a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA). His first dislocation occurred after a fall. Recurrent shoulder dislocations occurred despite successful closed reduction and physical therapy...
2017: Case Reports in Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28946893/risk-factors-for-retear-of-large-massive-rotator-cuff-tears-after-arthroscopic-surgery-an-analysis-of-tearing-patterns
#18
Hisao Shimokobe, Masafumi Gotoh, Hirokazu Honda, Hidehiro Nakamura, Yasuhiro Mitsui, Tatsuyuki Kakuma, Takahiro Okawa, Naoto Shiba
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have evaluated the risk factors for retear of large/massive rotator cuff tears (RCTs) that were treated arthroscopically; however, most studies did not evaluate tear patterns. The present study hypothesized that postoperative risk factors are affected by the tearing patterns in large/massive cuff tears in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR). METHODS: One hundred fifty patients with large/massive cuff tears underwent ARCR at our institution...
September 25, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28939333/variants-of-latissimus-dorsi-with-a-perspective-on-tendon-transfer-surgery-an-anatomic-study
#19
Anu V Ranade, Rajalakshmi Rai, Ashwin R Rai, Prameela M Dass, Mangala M Pai, Rajanigandha Vadgaonkar
BACKGROUND: The latissimus dorsi (LD) is often used for tendon transfers to treat massive irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears. The operation requires the LD tendon to be mobilized to reduce tension on the tendon. In that respect, any connection between the LD tendon and contiguous muscles may hamper tendon mobility and affect the surgical outcome. The goal of this study was to document the occurrence of connections between the LD and adjacent muscles and nerves. METHODS: We studied the scapular region on 48 embalmed cadavers...
September 19, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918111/the-timing-of-retears-after-arthroscopic-rotator-cuff-repair
#20
Deepak V Chona, Nikita Lakomkin, Ariana Lott, Alan D Workman, Aneel C Henry, Andrew F Kuntz, G Russell Huffman, David L Glaser
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the time dependence of the failure rate of surgically repaired rotator cuffs. Retears are significant, as they are common and may lead to less satisfactory outcomes and additional operations. Their timing is critical foundational information for understanding failure mechanisms. However, this remains unclear. Currently, there exist a number of studies that have reported retear rates at specific time points. Combining data from these publications can reveal when cuffs retear, which will help inform expectations and guidelines for progression of activity after surgery...
November 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
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