Comparison of two different superior capsule reconstruction methods in the treatment of chronic irreparable rotator cuff tears: a biomechanical and histologic study in rabbit models


Yildiz F., Bilsel K., Pulatkan A., Kapicioglu M., Uzer G., Cetindamar T., ...More

JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, vol.28, no.3, pp.530-538, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jse.2018.08.022
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.530-538

Abstract

Background: In the treatment of irreparable rotary cuff (RC) tears. the superior capsule of the shoulder is reconstructed using tensor fascia lata (TFL) or several allografts to prevent progressive joint degeneration. This study compared the healing qualities of acellular human dermal graft (HDG) and the TFL autograft in superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) from biomechanical and histologic perspectives.