- Recommendation ID
Research on the safety and efficacy of superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears should address patient selection, type of graft and technique used,
long-term outcomes including shoulder function, and patient-reported outcome measures.
- Any explanatory notes
Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears is limited in quantity and inadequate in quality.
Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears
- Date issued
- July 2018
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||Yes|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|