Delaminated Tears of the Rotator Cuff: The Rationale and Techniques for the Double-Row Repair
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The rotator cuff is constituted by the tendons of the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor muscles, and it has more than one layer. Delamination represents a horizontal separation of the tendon layers in the setting of a ruptured rotator cuff. Histologically, delamination occurs between two layers of collagen fibers with a different fiber orientation .
KeywordsRotator cuff Delaminated Tears Pattern
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