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Table 1 Indication of the superior capsular reconstruction

From: Treatment of irreparable rotator cuff tears with superior capsular reconstruction

  Indication
Age Relatively young
Involved tendons Supraspinatus and/or infraspinatus tendons
Subscapularis tendon Intact or reparable
Muscle atrophy Severe atrophy
Fatty infiltration Goutallier 3 or 4
Cuff tear arthropathy Hamada Grade 1 or 2
Pseudoparalysis To be determied
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