Arthroscopic Treatment of Significant Bursal-Sided and Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

  • T. J. Tucker
  • S. J. Snyder


Rotator cuff pathology is a common cause of shoulder pain and disability. Traditional open methods of rotator cuff repair have achieved good treatment results; however, postoperative stiffness, the risk of deltoid detachment, the inability to accurately diagnose and treat both articular- and bursal-sided pathology, and significant postoperative pain continue to pose difficult problems to the treating surgeon.


Rotator Cuff Rotator Cuff Tear Suture Anchor Rotator Cuff Repair Arthroscopic Treatment 
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  • T. J. Tucker
  • S. J. Snyder

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