Advantages in rotator cuff repair seen in both single and double row treatments

Surgical procedures for rotator cuff repair can be difficult and time consuming to perform and may be associated with a steep learning curve. According to some shoulder surgeons, the trend today is toward arthroscopic techniques for rotator cuff repair and away from mini-open and open procedures. Despite the approach used, often the surgeon must determine, when indicated, whether repair with a single row or a double row is appropriate for the type of rotator cuff tear being treated.


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