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

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