Arthroscopic-assisted biceps tenodesis for ruptures of the long head of biceps brachii: The cobra procedure.

@article{Richards2004ArthroscopicassistedBT,
  title={Arthroscopic-assisted biceps tenodesis for ruptures of the long head of biceps brachii: The cobra procedure.},
  author={D. P. Richards and Stephen S. Burkhart},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 Suppl 2},
  pages={201-7}
}
A number of open procedures have been presented in the literature that described the repair of the ruptured long head of biceps brachii (LHBB). Although arthroscopic biceps tenodesis techniques have been used to address partial tears or subluxation of the biceps, no arthroscopic technique to assist in the treatment of complete retracted ruptures of the LHBB has been described. This article describes an arthroscopic-assisted biceps tenodesis, using interference screw fixation, in the treatment… CONTINUE READING
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