Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Stephen Weber, MD; Jaskarndip Chahal, MD, MSc, MBA


J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020;28(5):e193-e201. 

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Abstract and Introduction


Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries Clinical Practice Guideline is based on a systematic review of current scientific and clinical research. The purpose of this clinical practice guideline is to guide the clinician's ability to diagnose and treat rotator cuff tears in adults by providing evidence-based recommendations for key decisions that affect the management of patients with rotator cuff injuries. This guideline contains 33 recommendations, including both diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the work group highlighted the need for better research in the diagnosis and treatment of rotator cuff injuries.