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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 1 Patient data according to treatment group

From: Massive rotator cuff tears: functional outcome after debridement or arthroscopic partial repair

  Group 1 (partial repair) Group 2 (debridement) All
Number of patients 21 21 42
Sex (male/female) 15/6 16/5 31/11
Age (years) 62.5 ± 2.3 64.3 ± 3.4 63.4 ± 3.0
Minimum 60 60 60
Maximum 67 72 72
Follow-up 1 (months) 16.2 ± 2.8 17.6 ± 3.2 16.8 ± 3.0
Minimum 12 13 12
Maximum 21 24 24
Follow-up 2 (months) 23.8 ± 1.9 24.7 ± 19.9 24.2 ± 1.95
Minimum 21 21 21
Maximum 28 28 28
Side (right/left) 14/7 17/4 31/11
Involvement of the dominant arm 71% 66% 69%
  1. Data are given as mean ± standard deviation