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Table 4 VAS pain score (mean ± SD) at baseline and 12 months of follow-up

From: Conservative versus surgical management for patients with rotator cuff tears: a systematic review and META-analysis

VAS pain score at 1-year follow-up (range 0 to 10)
Authors Moosmayer 2010, [12] Lambers Heerspink 2015, [15]
Surgical group
(n = 51)
Conservative group
(n = 51)
Surgical group
(n = 20)
Conservative group
(n = 25)
Baseline 5.6 ± 2.0 5.3 ± 1.9 6.7 ± 1.7 6.3 ± 1.3
12 months 0.5 ± 1.2 1.6 ± 1.6 2.2 ± 1.9 3.2 ± 2.1