Repair of distal biceps brachii tendon ruptures.

  title={Repair of distal biceps brachii tendon ruptures.},
  author={Robert Henry Bell and William B Wiley and Jeffrey S Noble and Dariusz Kuczyński},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={9 3},
This study consisted of 26 male patients with distal biceps tendon ruptures, 2 of whom had bilateral injuries, making the total number of ruptures 28. The average age at injury was 45 years. The treatment groups were the following: 3 were treated without surgery, 4 were repaired with brachialis tenodesis, and 21 were reattached to the radial tuberosity by the 2-incision Boyd-Anderson approach. Patients underwent follow-up a minimum of 14 months after surgery, with the average being 43 months… CONTINUE READING

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