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Rotator cuff repair with or without acromioplasty

      In 1972, Charles Neer
      • Neer C.S.
      Anterior acromioplasty for the chronic impingement syndrome in the shoulder.
      popularized recognition of acromial morphology and its role in rotator cuff disease. He describes both the role of the acromion, and led us away from radical acromionectomy and focused on the anterior-inferior acromion using deltoid-sparing techniques.
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