Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Why cause large critical shoulder angles rotator cuff tears and small ones osteoarthritis?
Authors: Kuster, Roman
Moor, Beat
Bouaicha, Samy
Baumgartner, Daniel
Conference details: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prague, 5-8 July 2015
Issue Date: 2015
Language: English
Subjects: Critical shoulder angle; Rotator cuff tear; Osteoarthritis; Experimental shoulder testing; Instability Ratio
Subject (DDC): 610: Medicine and health
Abstract: The critical shoulder angle (CSA: angle between the superior and inferior bony glenoid margins and the most inferolateral point of the acromion) is a new clinical instrument combining the acromion index and glenoid inclination in a single, simple to measure radiological index. It has a high potential to discriminate between shoulders associated to rotator cuff tears (RCT, if CSA>35°) and osteoarthritis (OA, if CSA<30°) or being asymptomatic for CSA in between. However, the biomechanical background has not yet been understood.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Not specified
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Mechanical Systems (IMES)
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