Outcomes Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis

Overview

Status: Enrolling by invitation
Keywords: Proximal , Biceps , Tenodesis , Functional Outcomes , Subpectoral
IRB Number: 00066407
Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sub Specialties: Shoulder and Elbow,

Brief Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the functional outcomes and healing status after a subpectoral proximal biceps tenodesis utilizing a dual suture anchor technique.

Principal Investigator: Robert Tashjian
Department: Orthopedic Surgery
Co Investigator:

Contact Information

Name:Erin Granger
Phone: 801-587-5499
Email: Erin.Granger@hsc.utah.edu

Inclusion Criteria

Inclusion criteria is any patient between the ages of 18 and 80 who underwent an open subpectoral biceps tenodesis utilizing a dual suture anchor fixation technique by the primary surgeon (RZT) between 12/09 and 1/12.

Exclusion Criteria

Exclusion criteria includes all patients undergoing a biceps tenotomy or tenodesis utilizing another technique besides the dual suture anchor subpectoral technique and any patient without at least 2 year outcomes.