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A Lengthy Delay in Rotator Cuff Surgery May Increase the Odds of Needing a Revision

According to a retrospective study from researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), patients who underwent surgery 6 weeks to 12 months after a rotator cuff tear diagnosis had better outcomes than those who delayed surgery for more than 12 months.

Source: ICJR

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  • American College of Sports Medicine
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  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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