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Volume:44 Issue:1 Number:6 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13640
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COA2021: Tenodesis Lowers Popeye's Deformity Risk vs Tenotomy for Biceps Tendon Pathology

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OrthoEvidence. COA2021: Tenodesis Lowers Popeye's Deformity Risk vs Tenotomy for Biceps Tendon Pathology. ACE Report. 2021;44(1):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13640

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A Meta-Analysis of Level I Evidence Comparing Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis in the Management of Long Head of Biceps Pathology


Contributing Authors: X Zhu T Leroux E Ben-David B Dennis C Gohal J Kirsch M Khan

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


Five studies containing a total of 454 patients with long head of the biceps pathology were included in this meta-analysis comparing tenodesis (n=227) and tenotomy (n=227). Pooled outcomes of interest included the Constant Murley Score (CMS), the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) shoulder score, pain on a visual analogue scale (VAS), postoperative strength, and Popeye’s deformity. Dichot...

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