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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Evaluating quality of care for patients with rotator cuff disorders

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Ages ≥ 18 years old
• English-speaking and literate
• Chronic, full-thickness rotator cuff tear confirmed by ultrasonography or magnetic resonance imaging
• Concomitant symptomatic pathology of the affected shoulder (i.e., instability, osteoarthritis)
• Significant cervical spine pathology or radiculopathy
• Medical gain issues (i.e., Workers’ Compensation or litigation)
• Unable or unwilling to complete study outcomes
• Unable or unwilling to provide informed consent