Surgical repairs of the Rotator Cuff Tears
Keywords:Rotator cough, acromion plasty
Evaluation of 15 cases who underwent surgical rotator cuff repair is presented. This study extends from 1995 to 2001. Cases operated by senior author have been included in this study. The follow up ranges from 9 months to 4 years. Evaluation includes study as regard to pain relief, range of motion and strength achieved after surgery. In all cases acromion- plasty was done. Rotator cuff problem is a well-know cause of pain and disability in shoulder especially in old age. Good results after surgical repair of rupture rotator cuff have been well documented. To our best knowledge this is the first study in this country about results of surgical rotator cuff repair.
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