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Table 1 Publications considering rotator cuff repair using various versions of UCLA Shoulder Rating Scale and Constant Score and different cut-off points to translate the score into a qualification.

From: Validation of the western ontario rotator cuff index in patients with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: A study protocol

Article Study population Score Translation to quality Result
Tauro 1998[4] 53 arthroscopic RC repair Modified UCLA Good: 36-40 Excellent: 41-45 92% good/excellent
Gartsman 1998[10] 73 arthroscopic RC repair UCLA Constant Patient satisfaction as item of the UCLA ASES SF-36 UCLA: Poor: 0-20 Fair: 21-27 Good: 28-33 Excellent: 34-35 UCLA: 84% good/excellent Satisfaction: 90% good/excellent
Burkhart 2001[8] 59 arthroscopic RC repair Modified UCLA Poor: < 29 Good: 29-33 Excellent: 34-35 95% good/excellent
Wolf 2004[5] 95 arthroscopic RC repair Modified UCLA Poor: 0-20 Fair: 21-27 Good: 28-33 Excellent: 34-35 94% good/excellent
Iannotti 1996[11] 46 open RC repair Adjusted Constant Score pain and function questionnaire Poor: < 70 Fair: 70-79 Good: 80-89 Excellent: 90-100 88% good/excellent
Lam 2004[12] 69 open repair massive RC tears Constant Score Oxford Shoulder Questionnaire Poor: < = 50 Fair: 51-65 Good: 66-80 Excellent: > = 81 Constant: 44% good/excellent
Boileau 2005[1] 65 arthroscopic RC repair Adjusted Constant Score UCLA MRI No translation described Constant: 92% good/excellent