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ACE Report #11973
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Similar Outcomes with Open Subpectoral and Arthroscopic IA Tenodesis in RC Tears with LHBT Pathology


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Rotator cuff tear with concomitant long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) degeneration: what is the preferred choice? Open subpectoral versus arthroscopic intraarticular tenodesis

J Orthop Traumatol. 2019 Jul 5;20(1):26.

Contributing Authors: M Mardani-Kivi S Keyhani MH Ebrahim-Zadeh K Hashemi-Motlagh K Saheb-Ekhtiari

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Synopsis

69 patients with repairable rotator cuff tears and concomitant degeneration of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) were randomized to receive a rotator cuff repair with either an open sub-pectoral (SP) tenodesis or an arthroscopic intra-articular (IA) tenodesis of the LHBT. The primary outcomes of interest were the Constant Shoulder Score and the Simple Shoulder Test (SST). Secondary outcome...

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