Tenodesis vs. tenotomy for LHBT lesions with concomitant rotator cuff tears
Surgical treatment of lesions of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon with rotator cuff tear: a prospective randomized clinical trial comparing the clinical results of tenotomy and tenodesisJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Jul;25(7):1107-14
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137 patients with lesions in the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) and small- to medium-sized rotator cuff tears were randomized to undergo either tenotomy or tenodesis. The purpose of the study was to compare the clinical and radiographic outcomes between the two treatments. Outcomes included the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Score, simple shoulder test, visual analogue scale pain scor...
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