Pectoralis major tears: correlation of magnetic resonance imaging and treatment strategies.

@article{Zvijac2006PectoralisMT,
  title={Pectoralis major tears: correlation of magnetic resonance imaging and treatment strategies.},
  author={John E. Zvijac and Matthias R Schurhoff and Keith S. Hechtman and John W Uribe},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={289-94}
}
BACKGROUND Controversy exists in the diagnosis and treatment of pectoralis major tear patterns. HYPOTHESIS Magnetic resonance imaging is useful in determining the grade and the location of pectoralis major tears and in guiding toward an appropriate treatment plan. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS Between January 1998 and December 2002, 27 patients were treated for pectoralis major tears. All patients were evaluated by history and physical examination. A clinical… CONTINUE READING