Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Full-thickness tears Less than three years of follow-up
Medium-sized full-thickness tears [39] Massive retracted tears at surgery
Primary repair Partial tears at surgery
Degenerative and traumatic tears Associated subscapularis tendon tears
Long Head Biceps Brachi diseases Subsequent surgery in the same shoulder
Written informed consent Preoperative MRI unavailable
Previous infection in the same shoulder
Cuff tear arthropathy

Tudisco et al.

Tudisco et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:43   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-43

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