Factors leading to Rotator Cuff Repair Failure

Factors leading to Rotator Cuff Repair Failure:

Operative Technique

Length of immobilization in sling

Patient age

Tear size

Tissue quality/Biology of tissue healing to bone

Patient comorbidities such as diabetes, weight, smoking history

Rehabilitation protocol

Author
Drew Stein Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine

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