Surgical anatomy of the triceps brachii tendon: anatomical study and clinical correlation.

@article{Madsen2006SurgicalAO,
  title={Surgical anatomy of the triceps brachii tendon: anatomical study and clinical correlation.},
  author={Michael Madsen and Robert G. Marx and Peter J. Millett and Scott Alan Rodeo and John W. Sperling and Russell F. Warren},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={1839-43}
}
BACKGROUND The triceps tendon has been described as a single unit with contribution from each of the 3 heads of the muscle. An observation at the time of surgical repair of a triceps tendon injury led to an anatomical study to further define the anatomy of this tendon as it inserts on the olecranon. HYPOTHESIS The medial head of the triceps has a tendon that is distinct from, and deep to, the common tendon of the long and lateral heads. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive laboratory study and case… CONTINUE READING