Preoperative shear wave elastography helps predict rotator cuff restore, study finds

Journal Reference: Jeung Yeol Jeong, Eun Kyung Khil, A. Yeon Kim, Seun Ah Lee, Jung-Ah Choi. Utility of Preoperative Shear Wave Elastography of the Supraspinatus Muscle for Predicting Successful Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective Observational study, With MRI Correlation. American Journal of Roentgenology, 2022; DOI: 10.2214/AJR.21.27129 Noting that SWE-derived elasticity is higher in patients with … Read more

MRI findings predict shoulder stiffness for rotator cuff tears

Journal Reference: Yoon Yi Kim, Bo Mi Chung, Wan Tae Kim, Young Lee. MRI Findings Predictive of Shoulder Stiffness in Patients With Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. American Journal of Roentgenology, 2020; 1 DOI: 10.2214/AJR.19.21973 Studying 106 patients with small to large ( Tear size and location were determined by MRI findings and operative report, while … Read more