What Are the Options for Managing a Massive Cuff Tear?

    There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to managing patients with a massive rotator cuff tear – the decision on whether to repair the cuff, perform a muscle transfer, or do a reverse shoulder arthroplasty depends on multiple patient factors.

    Mark A. Mighell, MD, from the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, addresses this issue and offers a few surgical pearls for treating massive rotator cuff tears.

    Click the image above to hear Dr. Mighell’s comments.

    Producer and Director: Michael Bugera; Post Production: Charles J. Maynard