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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Elser, F; Braun, S; Dewing, CB; Giphart, JE; Millett, PJ 
Title:
Anatomy, function, injuries, and treatment of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon. 
Abstract:
Lesions of the long head biceps tendon (LHB) are frequent causes of shoulder pain and disability. Biceps tenotomy and tenodesis have gained widespread acceptance as effective procedures to manage both isolated LHB pathology and combined lesions of the rotator cuff and biceps-labral complex. The function of the LHB tendon and its role in glenohumeral kinematics presently remain only partially understood because of the difficulty of cadaveric and in vivo biomechanical studies. The purpose of this...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arthroscopy 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
581-92 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0749-8063 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie ; Klinik für Unfallchirurgie ; die ; Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Sportorthopädie ; Abteilung für Sportorthopädie