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Table 4 Correlation values of abduction

From: Deltoid muscle shape analysis with magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic rotator cuff tears

Correlation of/to Abduction
(Spearman) r-value p-value
Deltoid thickness anterior 0.14 0.14
Deltoid thickness lateral −0.06 0.5
Deltoid thickness posterior 0.01 0.94
Deltoid area pars clavicularis 0.14 0.13
Deltoid area pars acromialis 0.08 0.37
Deltoid area pars spinalis 0.07 0.42
Deltoid area total 0.11 0.25
SSP tendon retraction −0.25 0.008
SSP Muscle retraction −0.27 0.003
Goutallier SSP −0.35 <0.0001
Goutallier ISP −0.29 0.002
Goutallier SSC −0.28 0.002
GFDI* −0.36 <0.0001
SSP Atrohpy (Tangent sign) −0.27 0.003
CS** Pain 0.16 0.08
  1. *GFDI: global fatty degeneration index (= Goutallier stage of (SSP + ISP + SSC)/3).
  2. **Constant Score.