J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2021 Dec;56(6):472-483. 10.4055/jkoa.2021.56.6.472.

Clinical Outcomes of Diverse Patch Grafts

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Abstract

With increased development of patch graft, the number of repair using patch graft in massive rotator cuff tear has increased. Understanding characteristics of various patch graft might be helpful for selection of type of patch, and to improve the outcomes for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears using patch grafts. Therefore, this paper reviews various studies dealing with clinical outcomes of rotator cuff repair using diverse patch grafts in massive rotator cuff tears.

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shoulder; rotator cuff; tears; patch graft
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