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Table 1 General characteristics of the study subjects

From: Comparison of clinical outcome of decompression of suprascapular nerve at spinoglenoid notch for patients with posterosuperior massive rotator cuff tears and suprascapular neuropathy

Demographics Group A Group B P
Age (year) 59.90 ± 6.54 61.50 ± 6.15 0.56
Sex (female/male) 4/6 5/5 1.0
Symptom duration (month) 5.50 ± 3.14 5.00 ± 3.06 0.70
Side of involvement (left/right) 3/7 3/7 1.00
Involvement of dominant arm (number, %) 8, 80% 7, 70%
Preoperative shoulder ROM (°)
 Forward elevation 68.00 ± 8.08 66.60 ± 9.09 0.75
 External abduction 46.60 ± 5.89 45.80 ± 6.46 0.73
 External rotation 23.71 ± 9.61 24.9 ± 8.68 0.77
Retraction (Patte grade)
 Supraspinatus    1.00
  (Grade 3/Grade 2) 5/5 6/4  
Infraspinatus
 (Grade 3/Grade 2) 7/3 7/3 1.00
Fatty infiltration (Goutallier grade)
 Supraspinatus
  (Grade 3/Grade 2/Grade1) 2/3/5 1/5/4 1.00
 Infraspinatus
  (Grade 4/Grade 3/Grade2) 2/5/3 3/4/3 1.00