The treatment of irreparable massive rotator cuff tears (MIRCTs) represents a challenge for the orthopedic surgeon both for the affected population and for the intrinsic characteristics of the injury. There are different types of treatment ranging from bursectomy to reverse shoulder prosthesis and subacromial spacers. The aim of the work is to establish the clinical and functional improvement of patients treated with subacromial spacer.

The treatment of irreparable massive rotator cuff tears with inspace balloon: rational and medium-term results

Vecchini, Eugenio
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Gulmini, Marco;Peluso, Angelo;Fasoli, Giacomo;Anselmi, Angela;Maluta, Tommaso;De Cristan, Damiano;Magnan, Bruno;Ricci, Matteo
2022-01-01

Abstract

The treatment of irreparable massive rotator cuff tears (MIRCTs) represents a challenge for the orthopedic surgeon both for the affected population and for the intrinsic characteristics of the injury. There are different types of treatment ranging from bursectomy to reverse shoulder prosthesis and subacromial spacers. The aim of the work is to establish the clinical and functional improvement of patients treated with subacromial spacer.
Aged
Arthroscopy
Female
Humans
Male
Range of Motion, Articular
Treatment Outcome
Orthopedic Procedures
Rotator Cuff Injuries
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