Medical and Surgical Management of Acute Rotator Cuff Tears


In this video, Andrew Kuntz, MD, of Penn Orthopaedic Surgery, reviews approaches and methods for the nonoperative and surgical management of acute rotator cuff tears. Dr Kuntz’s discussion includes a definition of the appropriate patient population for medical management, when to refer for surgery, surgical management of acute rotator cuff tears and tears at risk, and a review of future directions for rotator cuff repair.


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