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This review discusses the pathogenesis and surgical treatment of tears of the rotator cuff.

Original publication

DOI

10.1302/0301-620x.90b7.19874

Type

Journal article

Journal

The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume

Publication Date

07/2008

Volume

90

Pages

827 - 832

Addresses

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oxford University, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK. Jonathan.Rees@ndos.ox.ac.uk

Keywords

Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Joint, Humans, Shoulder Pain, Tendon Injuries, Rupture, Spontaneous, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Arthroscopy, Decompression, Surgical, Decision Making, Evidence-Based Medicine, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Rotator Cuff Injuries