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ACE Report #7590
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Tenotomy or tenodesis for LHBT pathology in patients over 55 with rotator cuff tear?


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Tenotomy or tenodesis for long head biceps lesions in shoulders with reparable rotator cuff tears: a prospective randomised trial

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Feb;23(2):464-9

Contributing Authors: Q Zhang J Zhou H Ge B Cheng

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Synopsis

160 patients over the age of 55 with rotator cuff tear and associated pathology of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) were randomized to either LHBT tenotomy or tenodesis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the comparative efficacy between treatment methods in older patients with respect to function, strength, pain, and possible complications. Follow-up was performed for 24 months po...

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