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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-54206

Meyer, D C; Gerber, C; von Rechenberg, B; Wirth, S H; Farshad, M (2011). Amplitude and strength of muscle contraction are reduced in experimental tears of the rotator cuff. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 39(7):1456-1461.

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The current criteria (atrophy, retraction, and fatty infiltration) may help to quantify the structural reparability of a chronically retracted musculotendinous unit after rotator cuff tendon tear but may only approximately predict the remaining function of the muscle.


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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Date:July 2011
Deposited On:03 Jan 2012 16:01
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:19
Publisher:Sage Publications
Publisher DOI:10.1177/0363546510396305
PubMed ID:21350068

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