J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2021 Apr 17. Epub 2021 Apr 17.
Shoulder and Elbow Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Background: The rotator cable (RCa) is an important articular-sided structure of the cuff capsular complex that helps prevent suture pull out during rotator cuff repairs (RCR) and plays a role in force transmission. Yet, the RCa cannot be located during bursal-sided RCRs. The purpose of this study is to develop a method to locate the RCa in the subacromial space and compare its bursal- and articular-sided dimensions. Read More