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Table 1 Demographics

From: Conservative versus accelerated rehabilitation after rotator cuff repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors
(Year, level of evidence)
No of final patients (No of initial patients – losses at follow-up) a No of patient in the accelerated group (AG) and conservative group (CG) Sex Average age (mean ± standard deviation) Follow-up (months)
Arndt et al. [61]
(2012, II)
92 (100–8) AG (49)
CG (43)
M 34; F 58 54.6 ± 9.8 16
Cuff et al. [70]
(2012, I)
68 (68 − 0) AG (33)
CG (35)
AG (M 18; F 15)
CG (M 20; F 15)
AG: 54.8 ± 15.9
CG: 56.3 ± 15.6
12
De Roo et al. [110]
(2015, I)
130 (130–0) AG (79)
CG (51)
AG (M 48; F 31)
CG (M 41; F 10)
AG: 64.6 ± 10.0
CG: 65.1 ± 9.7
4
Düzgün et al. [71]
(2011, II)
29 (29 − 0) AG (13)
CG (16)
M 3; F 26 AG: 55.9 ± 7.8
CG: 56.6 ± 11
4
Düzgün et al. [29]
(2014, II)
40 (42 − 2) AG (19)
CG (21)
AG (M 2; F 17)
CG (M 4; F 17)
AG: 57.7 ± 7.8
CG: 57.2 ± 10.1
6
Jenssen et al. [73]
(2018, I)
118 (120–2) AG (60)
CG (58)
AG (M 37; F 23)
CG (M 32; F 26)
AG: 53.8 ± 10.1
CG: 54.3 ± 11.3
12
Keener et al. [63]
(2014, I)
114 (129 − 15) AG (61)
CG (53)
- AG: 54.8 ± 6.3
CG: 55.8 ± 6.3
24
 Kim et al. [64]
(2012, I)
105 (117 − 12) AG (56)
CG (49)
AG (M 26; F 30)
CG (M 18; F 31)
AG: 60.1 ± 9
CG: 60 ± 10.4
12
Klintberg et al. [72]
(2009, II)
14 (22 − 8) AG (7)
CG (7)
M 9; F 5 53.5 ± 6.9 24
 Koh. et al. [77]
(2014, I)
88 (100–12) AG (40)
CG (48)
M 44; F 44 59.9 2
Lee et al. [67]
(2012, II)
64 (85 − 21) AG (30)
CG (34)
AG (M 21; F 9)
CG (M 20; F 14)
AG: 53.5 ± 7.8
CG: 53.85 ± 7.2
12
Mazzocca et al. [68]
(2017, II)
58 (73 − 15) AG (31)
CG (27)
AG (M 21; F 10)
CG (M 19; F 8)
AG: 55 ± 8
CG: 54 ± 7
12
Raschhofer et al. [69]
(2017, II)
29 (30–1) AG (14)
CG (15)
AG (M 10; F 4)
CG (M 9; F 6)
AG: 54.4 ± 3.0
CG: 58.4 ± 3.5
6
Sheps et al. [78]
(2015, II)
165 (189–24) AG (97)
CG (92)
AG (M 57; F 40)
CG (M 58; F 34)
AG: 55.4
CG: 54.9
24
Sheps et al. [79]
(2019, I)
206 (206 -0) AG (103)
CG (103)
AG (M 65; F 38)
CG (M 66; F 37)
AG: 55.5
CG: 56.2
24
Tirefort et al. [80]
(2019, I)
80 (80 − 0) AG (40)
CG (40)
AG (M 23; F 17)
CG (M 14; F 26)
AG: 53.5 ± 11.0
CG: 54.7 ± 8.7
6
  1. AG Accelerated Group, CG Conservative Group, Males, Females
  2. aData are reported as number of patients unless otherwise indicated