Promising mid-term results seen for arthroscopic subdeltoid transfer of the long head of biceps tendon

Promising mid-term results seen for arthroscopic subdeltoid transfer of the long head of biceps tendon

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Promising mid-term results seen for arthroscopic subdeltoid transfer of the long head of biceps tendon

  • May 2, 2014
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Researchers discovered good to excellent results at mid-term follow-up in nearly 90% of patients who underwent arthroscopic subdeltoid transfer of the long head of the biceps tendon to the conjoint tendon.
Good to excellent outcomes were seen in 89% of patients and the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons composite score was 87 at average follow-up.
“We had no incidence of major complications,” Taylor said. – by Christian Ingram
Reference:
Taylor S. Paper #SS-19. Presented at: Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting; May 1-3, 2014; Hollywood, Fla.
Disclosure: Taylor has no relevant financial disclosures.

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