[Muscle incoordination phenomena after surgical management of proximal rupture of the biceps tendon].


A significant atrophy of the biceps brachii muscle without decreasing maximal force during flexion in the elbow joint was shown at least 1.5 years after surgical refixation in 6 patients with a tendon-rupture of the long head of the right biceps. A decreased myoelectrical activity was found in the caput longum region of the muscle. The decrease correlates… (More)