PT Inquest Episode 139: Rotator Cuff Surgery and Non Inferiority
A topic we have discussed before, early activity after rotator cuff repair, but this is a different study design. What is meant by non-inferiority? Is this the same as saying equal? What if it was better? Would such a paper tell us?
No Functional Difference Between Three and Six Weeks of Immobilization After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial.
Jenssen KK, Lundgreen K, Madsen JE, Kvakestad R, Pripp AH, Dimmen S.
Arthroscopy. 2018 Oct;34(10):2765-2774. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.05.036. Epub 2018 Sep 6.
The editorial that was written about this article can be found here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.07.003
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