Thu, 16 October 2014
AJSM November 2014 Podcast: Arthroscopic Suprapectoral and Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: A Comparison of Minimum Two Year Clinical Outcomes
While a vast body of literature exists describing biceps tenodesis techniques and evaluating the biomechanical aspects of tenodesis locations or various implants, little literature presents useful clinical outcomes to guide surgeons in their decision to perform a particular method of tenodesis. Both ASPBT and OSPBT yield excellent clinical and functional results for the management of isolated superior labrum or long head of the bicepslesions. No significant differences in clinical outcomes as determined by several validated outcome measures were found between the 2 tenodesis methods, nor were any significant range of motion or strength deficits noted at a minimum 2years postoperatively.