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Table 1 Comparison of risk factors for retear rate

From: Retear rates after rotator cuff surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Risk factors No. of Studies Odds ratio (95% CI) P-value
Age 31 1.8 (1.5–2.3) <  0.0001*
Tear size, A Vs. Ba 11 0.3 (0.2–0.5) <  0.0001*
Fatty infiltration (GFDI) 3 0.9 (0.4–1.9) 0.7588
Immobilization period (6 weeks) 22 0.4 (0.1–1.2) 0.0912
Passive range of motion (7 days) 27 0.8 (0.7–1.1) 0.1237
Active assisted ROM (5 weeks) 23 0.5 (0.4–0.7) < 0.0001*
Full active ROM (8 weeks) 9 2.0 (1.3–3.2) 0.0028*
Strengthening exercises (12 weeks) 23 1.1 (0.8–1.5) 0.4653
Arthroscopic vs. open/mini-open 31 1.0 (0.7–1.7) 0.8524
Single-row vs. double-row 18 1.3 (0.9–1.9) 0.2036
Single-row vs. suture bridge/transosseous 22 0.6 (0.4–0.8) 0.0005*
Double-row vs. suture bridge/transosseous 15 0.5 (0.3–0.7) 0.0001*
PRP vs. No PRP 9 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.0179*
Tendon augmentation vs. No augmentation 4 0.2 (0.1–0.4) < 0.0001*
  1. a A = small, medium, small-to-medium tears, B = large, massive, large-to-massive tears