Biceps Tenodesis with Interference Screw
The tendon of the long head of the biceps (LHB) is a frequent source of pain in the shoulder and is subject to numerous pathologies.1, 2, 3 Treatment of pathology of the LHB involves resection of the intra-articular portion with a simple tenotomy or a tenodesis. Tenodesis of the LHB, with or without a rotator cuff repair, is an intervention known to reliably and effectively reduce the pain.4,5 We were not satisfied with the results obtained with other techniques. Because of our experience with the use of interference screw for surgery of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), we developed a technique for tenodesis of the biceps utilizing a bioresorbable interference screw.6,7
KeywordsAnterior Cruciate Ligament Rotator Cuff Bone Tunnel Interference Screw Rotator Cuff Repair
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