Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, March 31st, 2006
Investigators at Sunnybrook & Women's College in Toronto report, "The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of age and gender on functional and emotional status and extent of rotator cuff and associated pathology in patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery."
"This study involved 279 patients who underwent rotator cuff decompression or rotator cuff repair and for whom scores for the 5 domains of a preoperative rotator cuff outcome measure were available," H. Razmjou and colleagues explained. "Arthroscopic examination was used to identify the extent of pathology...
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