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Arthroscopy. 2010 May;26(5):677-80. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.02.007.

Bridging self-reinforcing double-row rotator cuff repair: we really are doing better.

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  • 1The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group, San Antonio, Texas, USA. ssburkhart@msn.com

Abstract

Single-row versus double-row repair of rotator cuff tears is currently a controversial topic. In this Level V article, we articulate why we believe that second-generation double-row repair techniques, which use bridging sutures to link the 2 rows of suture anchors together in a self-reinforcing manner, are producing superior clinical and biomechanical results.

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