Comparison of the results of ultrasonographic evaluation and arthroscopy in patients scheduled for surgery of the supraspinatus tendon rupture


Gormeli C., Gormeli G., Yucesoy C., Ataoglu B., KANATLI U.

ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.34, no.6, pp.522-526, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5144/0256-4947.2014.522
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.522-526

Abstract

BACKGROUND and OBJECTIVES: This study aims to compare the findings of the shoulder ultrasonography (US) of patients with a supraspinatus (SS) tendon rupture with those of the shoulder arthroscopy, to determine the reliability and diagnostic performance of the shoulder US in the algorithm of the SS tendon pathologic lesions and their secondary ultrasonographic findings.