Editorial Commentary: Angles, Ratios, and Rotation—Is It Worth Splitting Hairs Over the Critical Shoulder Angle?

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Various radiographic indices represent lateral acromial extension over the greater tuberosity and are said to be one of the etiologic factors in rotator cuff tears. There has been much debate regarding the accuracy of these parameters based on radiographic rotation and tilt. This commentary discusses the utility of the existing parameters and the “surgical worth” of seeking another accurate parameter that might avoid the measurement errors resulting from rotation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2562-2564
Number of pages3
JournalArthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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