Biceps Tenodesis: Anatomic Tensioning

Matthew A. Tao, Jacob G. Calcei, Samuel A. Taylor

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Biceps tenodesis is a commonly employed surgical intervention for refractory symptoms related to the biceps-labral complex, those intra-articular and those within the extra-articular bicipital tunnel. While a litany of surgical techniques exists, the optimal method for ensuring an anatomic length-tension relationship during tenodesis remains elusive. Appropriate tensioning may limit undesirable outcomes such as cramping or cosmetic deformity. We describe herein our technique as a simple and efficient means to establish patient-specific, anatomic tensioning of the long head of the biceps during tenodesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1125-e1129
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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