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Table 6 Clinical outcomes and ROMs at 12-month follow-up

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

Authors
(Year, level of evidence)
No of patients in the accelerated group (AG) and conservative group (CG)a Clinical outcomes
(Mean ± standard deviation)
Range of motion
(Degrees ± standard deviation)
Constant-Murley score Simple shoulder test ASES score Forward elevation Internal rotation at side External rotation at side Internal rotation in abduction External rotation in abduction Abduction
Arndt et al. [61]
(2012, II)
AG (49) - - - 171.9 ± 13.6 - 58.1 ± 13.2 - - -
CG (43) - - - 161.9 ± 26.2 - 48.3 ± 18.2 - - -
Cuff et al. [70]
(2012, I)
AG (33) - 11.01 91.1 174 94 46 - - -
CG (35) - 11.01 92.8 173 91 45 - - -
Jenssen et al. [73]
(2018, I)
AG (60) 86 ± 27 - - 151 ± 15 61 ± 9 64 ± 12 - - 146 ± 22
CG (58) 90 ± 23 - - 149 ± 15 62 ± 11 64 ± 11 - - 146 ± 22
Keener et al. [63]
(2014, I)
AG (61) 79.1 ± 10 10.3 ± 2.3 88.1 ± 15.8 161 ± 13.4 - 64.1 ± 15.2 - - 84.7 ± 13.9
CG (53) 79.9 ± 12.3 10 ± 3.1 89.1 ± 14.1 159 ± 22.8 - 67.3 ± 15.9 - - 88.6 ± 11.9
Kim et al. [64]
(2012, I)
AG (56) 69.8 ± 1.2 9 ± 0.9 73.3 ± 8.7 159.7 ± 4.8 - 78.5 ± 4 - - -
CG (49) 69.9 ± 2.3 9 ± 0.8 82.9 ± 4.6 153.7 ± 3.9 - 81.3 ± 6.1 - - -
Klintberg et al. [72] (2009, II) AG (7) 81 ± 8.6 - - 146.3 ± 18.8 - - 50 ± 8.7 80 ± 17.3 160 ± 20.2
CG (7) 74.3 ± 13 - - 150 ± 8.7 - - 51.3 ± 10.1 61.3 ± 21.6 165 ± 11.5
Lee et al. [67]
(2012, II)
AG (30) - - - 155.3 ± 13 - 53 ± 11.6 65.7 ± 13.3 76.3 ± 12.1 167.8 ± 12.8
CG (34) - - - 153 ± 12.2 - 48.1 ± 13.9 54.9 ± 21.5 77.7 ± 11.6 161.8 ± 27.3
Mazzocca et al. [68] (2017, II) AG (31) 82 ± 15 10.2 ± 2.6 90 ± 15 176 ± 11 - 61 ± 18 - - -
CG (27) 75 ± 19 9.3 ± 3.6 84 ± 19 173 ± 17 - 58 ± 17 - - -
Sheps et al. [78]
(2015, II)
AG (97) - - - 144.8 ± 14.4 - - 33.9 ± 9.9 77.9 ± 13.4 144.7 ± 22.6
CG (92) - - - 114.8 ± 19.2 - - 34.8 ± 10.3 80.3 ± 13.9 149.9 ± 23.2
Sheps et al. [79]
(2019, I)
AG (103) - - - 150.9 ± 12.6 - - 39 ± 12.4 75.3 ± 16.2 150 ± 15.3
CG (103) - - - 149 ± 19.9 - - 40.1 ± 14.4 70.6 ± 18.8 148.4 ± 22.4
  1. AG Accelerated Group, CG Conservative Group, ASES American shoulder and elbow surgeons
  2. aData are reported as number of patients unless otherwise indicated