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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 2007;10(1):78-83.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2007.10.1.078    Published online June 30, 2007.
Tenodesis of Long Head of the Biceps Brachii Tendon with Bioabsorbable Interference Screw
Jae Kwang Yum, Yong Woon Sin, Sang Jin Lee
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sanggye Paik Hospital, School of Medicine, Inje University, Seoul, Korea. yumccf@hanmail.net
체내 흡수성 간섭 나사를 이용한 상완 이두건 장두건 고정술의 임상적 결과
인제대학교 의과대학 상계백병원 정형외과
This study reports the clinical results of the tenodesis of long head of the Biceps brachii tendon with bioabsorbable interference screw by minimal open procedure. Materials and Methods: Ten cases of 10 patients (7 male, 3 female) were included in this study. The average age was 45.8 years old and the average period from the symptom onset to operation was 13.7 months. Average preoperative ASES score was 38.5. The causes of injury was; sports activities in 4 patients, unknown in 4 patients, industrial accident in 1 patient and traffic accident in 1 patient. The average follow up period was 12.1 months. Tenodesis with bioabsorbable interference screw by minimal open precedure was performed in all cases.
The ASES score improved to 87.5 at last follow up period and 6 cases had full range of motion of the shoulder. 4 cases had mild limited range of motion of the shoulder without any problem in normal daily activity.
It was assumed that tenodesis of long head of the biceps brachii tendon with bioabsorbable interference screw by minimal open precedure was one of the good methods with good clinical results.
Key Words: Shoulder; Long head of biceps brachii; Tenodesis; Bioabsorbable interference screw


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