The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the tools, instruments and equipments that are available for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Once a determination has been made that the patient has a reparable rotator cuff tear, having the appropriate set up and equipment available to fix the tear is essential. The authors describe the key instruments needed and how they influence the key steps of the procedure. An improved understanding of the instruments and equipments available for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and how to use them will help make the procedures easier and more efficient, and this in turn will result in improved clinical outcomes for patients.
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