Clinical and biological aspects of rotator cuff tears

Giai Via, Alessio and De Cupis, Mauro and Spoliti, Marco and Oliva, Francesco (2013) Clinical and biological aspects of rotator cuff tears. M.L.T.J. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 3 (2). pp. 70-79. ISSN 2240-4554

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Rotator cuff tears are common and are a frequent source of shoulder pain and disability. A wide variation in the prevalence of rotator cuff tears has been reported. The etiology of rotator cuff tear remains multifactorial and attempts to unify intrinsic and extrinsic theories tried to explain the etiopathogenesis of rotator cuff tears. Knowledge of the etiopathogenesis of rotator cuff tears is important to improve our therapies, surgical techniques and promote tendon repair. Several strategies have been proposed to enhance tendon healing and recently research has focused on regenerative therapies, such as Growth Factors (GFs) and Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP), with high expectations of success

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rotator cuff tears, shoulder, growth factors
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2014 11:19
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 11:19

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