Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.

Surgical outcomes of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with modified Mason-Allen suture technique combined with microfracture procedure at the attachment site

Author(s): MANH NGUYEN HUU, TRINH LE KHANH, TUYEN NGUYEN TRUNG, TOAN NGUYEN MINH and DUNG TRAN TRUNG*

Background: Rotator Cuff Tear (RCT) is a lesion that cannot be reversed, usually requiring surgery. Several techniques have been introduced to repair RCT. In general, the purposes of these techniques are aimed at restoring the mechanical strength of the tendons, reducing the rate of tendon re-tear and increasing the rate of tendon healing, thereby increasing functional outcomes after surgery. Material and Methods: This prospective longitudinal followup study included 60 patients of full-thickness RCT who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with modified Mason-Allen suture technique combined with microfracture procedure at the attachment site between January 2019 and March 2020. The patients were evaluated functional results after surgery based on ASES score and UCLA score. Tendon healing was assessed based on MRI according to Sugaya classification. The average ASES scores before and after surgery were 28.02 ± 15.36 and 96.35 ± 4.57, respectively. The average UCLA score after surgery was 33.07 ± 1.83. Forty-one out of 60 patients had postoperative MRI, showing type I, type II, type III, type IV, and type V tendon healing respectively in 23 patients (56.1%), 9 patients (22.0%), 4 patients (9.8%), 2 patients (4.9%), and 3 patients (7.3%). Conclusions: The arthroscopic modified Mason Allen suture technique combined with microfracture procedure at the attachment site for the treatment of rotator cuff tear had good postoperative results, especially in patients with small and moderate tears in terms of the rate of tendon healing and postoperative shoulder function.


Indexed in

Scopus Embase/EXPERTA MEDICA Road Directory of Open Access
Scholarly Resources
Publons MIAR GBL Ministry of Science and Higher
Education
Index Copernicus
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research a publication of Polish Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with quaterly print on demand compilation of issues published.
Submit your Manuscript