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A 43-year-old female asked:

can an undersurface tear of the supraspinatus tendon be seen visually using arthroscopy and if so can it also be repaired arthroscopicaly?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
If no a full tear...: ...only fraying, it is usually just shaved to smooth it out. if it 50%or larger depending on what it looks like , it most likely will B repaired.

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Last updated Jul 22, 2014

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