Repair techniques for acute distal biceps tendon ruptures: a systematic review.

@article{Watson2014RepairTF,
  title={Repair techniques for acute distal biceps tendon ruptures: a systematic review.},
  author={Jonathan N. Watson and Vincent M. Moretti and Leslie E Schwindel and Mark Robert Hutchinson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2014},
  volume={96 24},
  pages={2086-90}
}
BACKGROUND There is a lack of consensus regarding the optimal surgical approach and fixation method for distal biceps tendon ruptures. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review comparing the results of the various surgical approaches and repair techniques for acute distal biceps tendon ruptures. METHODS We searched the MEDLINE, Cochrane, and Embase databases for all published randomized controlled trials, prospective cohort studies, or case series that involved primary… CONTINUE READING