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Rotator Cuff Tear clinical trials at UCSF

3 in progress, 1 open to eligible people

A Rotator Cuff Tear is when the tendons in your shoulder get injured. UCSF is conducting a clinical trial to see if surgery or non-surgical treatment is better for people with this injury. They're not accepting new participants for three other trials about it.

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  • Operative Versus Non-Operative Treatment for Atraumatic Rotator Cuff Tears

    open to eligible people ages 40-84

    Rotator cuff tears are one of the most common reasons to seek musculoskeletal care in the United States and one of the fastest growing ambulatory surgery procedures. However, data on comparison of operative versus non-operative treatment is lacking and urgently needed.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Ibuprofen on Postoperative Opiate Medication Use and Shoulder

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This will be a randomized controlled trial to determine if postoperative ibuprofen after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair impacts postoperative opiate medication use, Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores, shoulder range of motion (ROM), and repair integrity.

    San Francisco, California

  • Features to Predict Success With Nonoperative Treatment of Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The goal of this study is to find which patients will improve with the nonsurgical treatment of physical therapy for the treatment of rotator cuff tears.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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