Biceps Tenodesis

Surgical Technique

Biceps Tenodesis

The proximal biceps tendon is a common source of pain and fraying or tearing. In many cases, it is simply released from its attachment at the superior labrum, while other patients may benefit from a tenodesis, or reattachment, of the tendon at a different location. Tenodesis of the biceps tendon can prevent cosmetic deformity1 and may preserve strength.2
 
There are a number of open and arthroscopic approaches to proximal biceps tenodesis, namely soft tissue tenodesis, subpectoral or suprapectoral tenodesis, or tenodesis within the bicipital groove. Techniques can also vary in whether the tendon is fixated within the bone or on top of cortical bone.

 

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SubPec Biceps Tenodesis
Using TenoLok

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1Slenker, Nicholas R. et al. Biceps Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis: Clinical Outcomes. Arthroscopy 2012;28:576 – 582

2Oh, Joo Han et al. Comparison of Treatments for Superior Labrum–Biceps Complex Lesions With Concomitant Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective, Randomized, Comparative Analysis of Debridement, Biceps Tenotomy, and Biceps Tenodesis. Arthroscopy 2016;32:958-967   
 


What our customers have to say.“TenoLok is my preferred anchor for tenodesis repairs. The anchor’s dual-fixation provides secure cortical and sub-cortical engagement in bone without causing the tendon damage that I have seen with interference screws.”

 Joseph Tauro, M.D.
Paid CONMED Consultant

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Nov
2

AANA - Arthroscopy Association of North America 2017 Fall Course


2 - 4 Nov, 2017
Palm Desert, CA
United States