Stem Cell Jacksonville Kevin M. Kaplan, MD
Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute (JOI)

Delayed rotator cuff repair yielded superior functional outcomes vs immediate repair

Delayed rotator cuff repair yielded superior functional outcomes vs immediate repair
Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, results published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed delayed surgery yielded superior functional outcomes at 6 months postoperatively.

Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, results published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed delayed surgery yielded superior functional outcomes at 6 months postoperatively.

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