In-office shoulder arthroscopy and tenotomy of the long head of the biceps tendon —a cadaveric feasibility study

ConclusionThis cadaveric study suggests that it is feasible and safe to perform, under local anaesthesia, a minimally invasive arthroscopic tenotomy of the LHB and subacromial injection using an in-office setting. Further clinical studies are needed to confirm the reliability, indication and effectiveness of this technique.
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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