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Shoulder impingement; Evaluation of the clinical outcome, radiographic findings, histology, ultrastructure and biochemistry


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Title: Shoulder impingement; Evaluation of the clinical outcome, radiographic findings, histology, ultrastructure and biochemistry
Authors: Farfaras, Stefanos
E-mail: stefanos.farfaras@vgregion.se
farfarasst@hotmail.com
farfarasst@gmail.com
Issue Date: 16-Nov-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: I. Comparison of open acromioplasty, arthroscopic acromioplasty and physiotherapy in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a prospective randomised study. Farfaras et al., Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Jul;24(7):2181-91.
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II. Subacromial Decompression Yields a Better Clinical II. Outcome Than Therapy Alone: A Prospective Randomized Study of Patients With a Minimum 10-Year Follow-up. Farfaras et al., Am J Sports Med. 2018 May;46(6):1397-1407.
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III. More histologic and ultrastructural degenerative signs in the subscapularis tendon and the joint capsule in male patients with shoulder impingement. Farfaras et al., Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jan;26(1):79-87.
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IV. Increased number of inflammatory markers in the subscapularis tendon and joint capsule in patients with subacromial impingement. Farfaras et al., submitted to AJSM Nov 2018
Date of Defence: 2018-12-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 december 2018, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Impingement syndrome
Cytokines
Acromioplasty
Physiotherapy
Tissue degeneration
Tissue inflammation
Abstract: This thesis had two main purposes: on the one hand, to assess and evaluate the clinical outcome of different treatment strategies for subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS), in both the short and the long term and, on the other hand, to investigate and illuminate the pathophysiology of the syndrome in terms of the radiographic, histological, ultrastructural and biochemical appearance. In Study I, the clinical outcome was assessed two to three years after intervention, in patients with SAIS who... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-215-1 (PRINT)
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56890
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