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Table 1 Patient demographic data

From: Risk factors for retear of large/massive rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic surgery: an analysis of tearing patterns

  Group AS (N = 59) Group PS (N = 21) Group APE (N = 22)
Age (years) 62.8 ± 10.6 (39–82) 64.9 ± 8.8 (43–78) 66.4 ± 5.8 (54–76)
Sex: male (%)/female (%) 30 (50.1%)/29 (49.1%) 13 (62%)/8 (38%) 13 (59%)/9 (41%)
Side: right (%)/left (%) 43 (72.9%)/16 (27.1%) 11 (52.4%)/10 (47.6%) 19 (86.4%)/3 (13.6%)
Symptom duration (week) 30.8 ± 30.3 (4–156) 53.9 ± 69.9 (4–275) 34.1 ± 40.9 (2–150)
Trauma (%) 34 (57.6%) 16 (76.2%) 12 (54.5%)
Complication
 Diabetes Mellitus (%) 7(11.9%) 16 (76.2%) 2 (9.0%)
 Hypertension (%) 16(27.1%) * 3 (14.3%) 10(45.5%)
De Orio and Cofield’s classification
 Large (%) 56 (94.9%) 19 (90.5%) 15 (58.2%)
 Massive (%) 3 (5.1%) 2 (9.5%) *7 (31.8%)
Surgical procedure
 Suture bridge (%) 40 (67.8%) 14 (66.7%) 17 (77.3%)
 Simgle row (%) 14 (23.7%) 4(19.0%) 2 (9.0%)
 Double row (%) 5 (8.5%) 3 (14.3%) 3 (13.7%)
 LHB tenotomy (%) 29 (49.2%) 6 (28.6%)* 13 (59.0%)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation unless otherwise indicated LHB, long head biceps
  2. *Statistically significant (P < .05) among the three groups