Repair of the distal biceps tendon using suture anchors and an anterior approach.

@article{Lintner1996RepairOT,
  title={Repair of the distal biceps tendon using suture anchors and an anterior approach.},
  author={S A Lintner and Tanja Fischer},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1996},
  volume={322},
  pages={116-9}
}
The authors describe a technique for repair of the biceps tendon rupture from the radial tuberosity. A single anterior incision, limited volar dissection, and implantable bone anchors were used. With this technique, the authors have repaired the distal biceps tendon in 5 men (mean age, 39 years). Four patients were laborers and 1 was an athlete. Mechanism… CONTINUE READING