Assessment of function in patients with rotator cuff tears: Functional test versus self-reported questionnaire


Basar S., Citaker S. , KANATLI U., Ozturk B. Y. , Kilickap S., Kafa N. K.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SHOULDER SURGERY, vol.8, no.4, pp.107-113, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/0973-6042.145249
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SHOULDER SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-113
  • Keywords: 9 Hole Peg Test, function, rotator cuff tear, upper extremity, Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index, FULL-THICKNESS TEARS, 9-HOLE PEG TEST, SYMPTOMATIC SHOULDERS, ARTHROSCOPIC REPAIR, ADULT NORMS, RELIABILITY, DISEASE, INTEGRITY, DEXTERITY, VALIDITY

Abstract

Purpose: The rotator cuff tears (RCT) are a well-known cause of shoulder pain and loss of upper extremity function. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the upper extremity function using two different methods in patients with RCT and to determine the parameters that influence the upper extremity function.