Coracohumeral index and coracoglenoid inclination as predictors for different types of degenerative subscapularis tendon tears

ConclusionsThe CHI and CGI are potential valuable predictors of the types of degenerative subscapularis tendon tears. With standard hook coracoids, the lesions tend to appear on the articular side initially; otherwise, with overlapping hook coracoids, the subscapularis tendon tears are commonly seen on the bursal side.
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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