Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic and surgical details

From: Metallic versus biodegradable suture anchors for rotator cuff repair: a case control study

VARIABLE GROUP 1 GROUP 2 P
AGE (mean + sd) 56.5 + 10 58.1 + 9 0.5
SEX    1
 Male 26 27  
 Female 23 32  
ARM DOMINANCE    0.2
 Yes 40 42  
 No 9 17  
TRAUMA    0.3
 Yes 12 10  
 No 37 49  
LOCATION    1
 Supraspinatus 25 30  
 Supraspinatus+ Infraspinatus 24 29  
DIMENSION    0.1
 < 1 cm or 1–3 cm 25 41  
 3–5 cm 24 18  
LHB patology    0.2
 Tear 18 24  
 Tendinophaty 10 14  
 Absent 21 11  
LHB Treatment    0.3
 No 17 19  
 Tenotomy 19 25  
 Tenodesis 13 5  
ACROMIOPLASTY
 Performed 22 29  
 Not performed 27 30  
NUMBER OF ANCHORS (mean + sd) 1.71+ 0.72 1.76 + 0.67 0.5
  1. Sd Standard Deviation, LHB Long head biceps