Transfer of segmentally split pectoralis major for the treatment of irreparable rupture of the subscapularis tendon.

Abstract

Irreparable ruptures of the subscapularis tendon represent a difficult surgical problem. An accepted treatment has been to utilize the pectoralis major as a transfer, using the superior half of the tendon, which involves parts of both the sternal and clavicular heads of the muscle. We undertook an anatomic study to investigate the possibility of using a… (More)

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@article{Jennings2007TransferOS, title={Transfer of segmentally split pectoralis major for the treatment of irreparable rupture of the subscapularis tendon.}, author={Gavin James Jennings and Stijn Keereweer and Geert A Buijze and J. A. A. de Beer and Don DuToit}, journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery}, year={2007}, volume={16 6}, pages={837-42} }