Rotator cuff tear arthropathy, as it was termed by Neer, was characterized by a massive rotator cuff tear with superior humeral head migration and diminished acromiohumeral distance with "femoralization" of the tuberosities and "acetabularization" of the acromion.
What does MRCT stand for?
MRCT stands for Massive Rotator Cuff Tear (shoulder injury; orthopedics)
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- Senior Chief Machinery Repairman (Naval Rating)
- Member of Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (Australia and New Zealand)
- Midlands Reformed Churches in South Africa (est. 1991)
- Migrant Resource Centre of South Australia
- Mackay Regional Council for Social Development (Queensland, Australia)
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership
- Minnesota Radio Control Soaring Society
- Medical Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims (EU)
- Medical Research Council Technology (UK)
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- Multi Ratio Current Transformer
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- Marine Resources Conservation Trust Fund (Florida)
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- Medical Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims (Greece and Hungary)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The treatment of large to massive rotator cuff tears remains a significant clinical challenge with re-tear rates reported as high as 90%1.
Operative treatment options for massive rotator cuff tears are limited if a direct repair cannot be accomplished.
1,14) Nobuhara used the long head of the biceps for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears in 44 shoulders, which is the largest series in the literature concerning the use of the biceps.