Anatomy of the distal biceps brachii tendon and its clinical relevance.

  title={Anatomy of the distal biceps brachii tendon and its clinical relevance.},
  author={Rajiv Kulshreshtha and Raminder Pal Singh and Joydeep Sinha and Susan P. Hall},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is a relatively uncommon injury. Different methods have been described for its surgical repair. According to published reports, current surgical techniques result in decreased strength and endurance of upper extremity functions requiring supination and flexion. In our anatomic study of 74 cadaveric elbows, we observed that the distal biceps tendon spirals in a predictable manner and has a complex fiber arrangement. Successful surgical repair of a ruptured… CONTINUE READING
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