Our manuscript entitled Arthroscopic Shoelace Side-to-Side Repair Technique Using ULTRATAPE for the Treatment of Longitudinal Midsubstance Rotator Cuff Tears : A Technical Note has been accepted for the publication of Arthroscopy Techniques.


鈴木 仁士 (Hitoshi Suzuki) Angela Chang, 熊谷 達仁 (熊谷達仁) 清水 勇樹 (Yuki Shimizu) Akinori Sakai 内田 宗志 (Soshi Uchida) Soshi Uchida MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon 内田宗志


Ref.: Mss. No. ARTH-17-468R1
Arthroscopic Shoelace Side-to-Side Repair Technique Using ULTRATAPE for the Treatment of Longitudinal Midsubstance Rotator Cuff Tears : A Technical Note.
Arthroscopy Techniques
Dear Dr. Uchida:
Thank you for your revision of the above-referenced manuscript. Everything is satisfactory and I am pleased to inform you that it has been accepted for publication in our open-access online journal, Arthroscopy Techniques.
Please note that the production process often requires the best plans to change. Thus, we cannot give you a specific date of publication.
Again, congratulations on the acceptance of your article.
Sincerely,
Melissa B. Schmidt
Managing Editor

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This movie shows this technique.



Abstract:


Shoulder arthroscopy is a promising tool for assessing and
treating patients with a rotator cuff tear. Arthroscopic rotator cuff
repair with suture anchor fixation such as the single-raw, double-raw and
suture bridge technique are popular procedures that can provide excellent
clinical outcomes. On the other hand, longitudinal midsubstance, U-shape
or L-shape tears may benefit more from a side-to-side/margin convergence
technique. Despite following the standard side-to-side/margin convergence
technique, we continue to see disruption of the site of side-to-side
suture margin even with strong sutures. Here, we demonstrate our
preferred arthroscopic shoelace rotator cuff repair technique using the
more durable body tape for a longitudinal U-shape rotator cuff tear.