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CC2020: Repair of Rotator Cuff Tears in the Elderly: Does it Make Sense? A Systematic Review (March 2020)
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the clinical outcomes following rotator cuff repair (RCR) in patients aged 70 years or more.
  • Evaluate return to daily activities and sport rates among elderly patients following RCR.
  • Summarize complications with a focus on retear data of independent studies that were included.

Peter J Millett, MD, MSc

Arthrex - Royalties, paid consultant, research support
Medbridge - Royalties
VuMedi - Stock or stock options
Ossur - Research support
Siemens - Research support
Smith & Nephew - Research support

Burak Altintas, MD
Arthrex - Other financial or material support
ON Foundation - Other financial or material support

Rafael Pitta, MD
Nothing to disclose 

Patrick S Buckley, MD
Arthrex - Other financial or material support
Smith & Nephew - Other financial or material support

Sanjeev Bhatia, MD
Edge Surgical - Stock or stock options
Intuitive Surgical - Stock or stock options
Joint Preservation - Innovation Stock or stock options
Vericel - Stock or stock options
Graymont Medical - Paid speaker

Matthew T Provencher, MD
Arthrex - Royalties, paid consultant, paid speaker
Joint Restoration Foundation - Paid consultant  

Bruce Reider, MD
Merck - Stockholder
Elsevier - Royalties
Johnson & Johnson - Stockholder

Timothy Foster, MD
Nothing to disclose

Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD
Arthrex  - Royalties
Arthrex, DePuy - A Johnson & Johnson Company, Exactech - Paid consultant

Donna Tilton
Nothing to disclose

TERMINATION DATE: February 28, 2023

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must receive a score of 80% or higher on the post test. Participants have up to five attempts to pass. The evaluation also must be completed. Please note that this is an online-only activity. Participants must complete the post test and evaluation online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.

The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors, which may be helpful, or of interest, to other practitioners. AOSSM is not responsible for expenses incurred by an author. Costs incurred by the registrant are the responsibility of the registrant.

Availability: Retired
Cost: $15.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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