Complications of repair of the distal biceps tendon with the modified two-incision technique.

@article{Kelly2000ComplicationsOR,
  title={Complications of repair of the distal biceps tendon with the modified two-incision technique.},
  author={Edward W. Kelly and Bernard F. Morrey and Shawn W O'driscoll},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2000},
  volume={82-A 11},
  pages={1575-81}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this paper is to describe the complications that we encountered after using a muscle-splitting two-incision technique to repair avulsed distal biceps tendons. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of the results of seventy-eight consecutive anatomical repairs of the distal biceps tendon performed through a muscle-splitting two-incision technique at our institution between 1981 and 1998. Four of the patients required a graft to restore length. The seventy-four… CONTINUE READING
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