Comment to the Article “The Nearest Clinical and Structural Results of Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Upper Capsule in Patients with Cuff Tear Arthropathy after a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear”

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R. V. Gladkov

Kirov Military Medical Academy

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Roman V. Gladkov — Cand. Sci. (Med.), Lecturer, Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics

St. Petersburg

Russian Federation


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