Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Using a Double Tension Slide Technique

Kyle R. Sochacki, Zachary T. Lawson, Robert A. Jack, David Dong, Andrew B. Robbins, Michael R. Moreno, Patrick C. McCulloch

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Abstract

Distal biceps tendon ruptures are thought to be secondary to an acute forceful eccentric load on a degenerative tendon. Nonoperative treatment following rupture leads to significantly decreased forearm supination and elbow flexion strength. There are several techniques described in the literature for repair. This article describes, with video illustration, distal biceps tendon repair using a double tension slide technique with 2 No. 2 high-tension nonabsorbable composite sutures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e683-e689
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Volume9
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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