Sex hormone deficiencies may be associated with rotator cuff repair

According to published results, female patients with estrogen deficiency and male patients with testosterone deficiency have “significantly” higher odds of rotator cuff repair compared with patients without a sex hormone deficiency.
Karch M. Smith, BA, of the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Utah, and colleagues performed a retrospective analysis on 229,986 patients aged 18 to 64 years who underwent primary rotator cuff repair (RCR) for a rotator cuff tear from Jan. 1, 2008, to Dec. 31, 2017. The researchers also analyzed a control group of 229,986 patients who

According to published results, female patients with estrogen deficiency and male patients with testosterone deficiency have “significantly” higher odds of rotator cuff repair compared with patients without a sex hormone deficiency.
Karch M. Smith, BA, of the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Utah, and colleagues performed a retrospective analysis on 229,986 patients aged 18 to 64 years who underwent primary rotator cuff repair (RCR) for a rotator cuff tear from Jan. 1, 2008, to Dec. 31, 2017. The researchers also analyzed a control group of 229,986 patients who