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  • Promis Cat Forms Demonstrate Responsiveness in Patients Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Across Numerous Health Domains

    Recent studies of patients with rotator cuff tears have demonstrated improved efficiency with Patient‐Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) when compared with traditional patient‐reported outcome measures (PROM). However, these studies have been cross‐sectional in nature and the responsiveness of PROMIS computer adaptive test (CAT) forms has not been evaluated. The purpose of this study was to determine the responsiveness of PROMIS CAT assessments in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

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  • Scapular Fractures After RSA – The Bane of Our Existence

    The development of postoperative scapular spine or acromial base fractures remains a difficult problem to treat. With a reported incidence of 1-10% in the literature, there has been no consensus on the best treatment, and most authors report poor post-fracture functional outcomes.1-3 Both operative and nonoperative management of these fractures have been advocated with variable outcomes.

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