Arthroscopic transosseous suture anchor technique for rotator cuff repairs.

  title={Arthroscopic transosseous suture anchor technique for rotator cuff repairs.},
  author={Nikola {\vC}i{\vc}ak and Hrvoje Klobu{\vc}ar and Goran Bicanic and Denis Tr{\vs}ek},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={22 5},
The skin is incised 1 to 2 cm distal to the lateral portal. A transosseous tunnel is created through the greater tuberosity by a sharp penetrator, entering 1.5 to 2 cm distal to the top of the greater tuberosity. The penetrator exits medially, between the tip of the greater tuberosity and the articular surface of the humeral head, in the middle of the footprint. The first anchor, a 5-mm Spiralok (DePuy Mitek, Norwood, MA) is placed at the penetrator's exit site on the footprint. Using a… CONTINUE READING

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