x
Tell a Friend
  • captcha

Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer found effective for rotator cuff tears

Patients with irreparable, posterosuperior massive rotator cuff tears experienced pain relief, functional recovery and postoperative satisfaction after undergoing an arthroscopic-assisted latissimus dorsi tendon transfer, according to results.

Using the Constant and Murley score, researchers assessed preoperative and postoperative function in 86 patients who underwent an arthroscopic-assisted latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for irreparable, posterosuperior massive rotator cuff tears.

Source: Healio

Read more