Human fetuses evolved to slow shoulder growth for easier delivery

Journal Reference: Mikaze Kawada, Masato Nakatsukasa, Takeshi Nishimura, Akihisa Kaneko, Naomichi Ogihara, Shigehito Yamada, Walter Coudyzer, Christoph P. E. Zollikofer, Marcia S. Ponce de León, Naoki Morimoto. Human shoulder development is adapted to obstetrical constraints. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; 119 (16) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2114935119 The differences are a big head and wide … 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