Tendon-to-Tuberosity Repair: Lateral Footprint Fixation

  • Gary M. Gartsman


Presently, there is no one technique for tendon-to-tuberosity repair that has been proven superior in any prospective, randomized clinical study.1,2 At this point, the orthopedic surgeon must decide on a surgical technique based on another surgeon’s personal preference and on a small number of relatively short-term clinical studies. As this textbook aims to capture not only the variations in technique but also the intellectual reasoning behind them, some background is necessary.


Rotator Cuff Rotator Cuff Tear Bone Tunnel Rotator Cuff Repair Great Tuberosity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary M. Gartsman
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  1. 1.University of Texas Health Science CenterTexas Orthopedic HospitalHoustonUSA

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