biceps tendon

biceps tendon

A major tendon of the shoulder which attaches to the superior part of the glenoid capsule and serves as one of 2 points of origin for the biceps muscle; the BT angles inferiorly 10º to 15º from the horizontal to exit through the interval between the subscapularis and supraspinatus.
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Mark went into hospital on Friday for a routine operation to repair a ruptured biceps tendon.
The biceps tendon goes into your shoulder in a capsule and basically, they had to shrink that capsule down.
34) For this reason, biceps tendon pathology is usually separated into proximal (ie, shoulder) and distal (ie, elbow) components.
Gabbamonte was diagnosed with tears of the left rotator cuff, labrum and biceps tendon caused by the accident.
SOC was reported at many unusual locations such as the temporomandibular joint, acromioclavicular joint, ankle joint, wrist joint, spinal facet joints, biceps tendon sheath, and extra-articular locations.
Type II SLAP lesion involves the detachment of the superior labrum and long head biceps tendon from the supraglenoid tubercle.
CAPTAIN: PASCAL PAPE With Thierry Dusautoir ruled out of the championship having ruptured his biceps tendon playing for Toulouse against Zebre last Saturday, the 33-year-old Pape, pictured, once again takes over the captaincy.
Bilateral median and ulnar sensory nerve conduction studies on the second and fifth digit-wrist segments recording from the wrists and medial antebrachial cutaneous (MAC) nerve conduction studies recording from the antebrachial region and stimulating from the area medial to the biceps tendon were recorded.
Weakness needs to be assessed carefully as it is likely to be caused by neural pathology, pain inhibition or even anatomical disruption of structures such as the rotator cuff or biceps tendon.
Sixty-four procedures are organized in sections on the rotator cuff, arthritic shoulder, instability, biceps tendon, and clavicle; for the elbow: arthroplasty, soft tissue pathology, nerves, and trauma.
PURPOSE: The aim of this book is to provide those who evaluate and treat conditions of the shoulder, including instability, labral tears, rotator cuff tendinopathy, biceps tendon disorders, acromioclavicular joint problems, fractures, and arthritis, with the most up-to-date information.
Just over a week after Vikings quarterback Brett Favre cost the New York Jets and former head coach Eric Mangini a total of $125,000 in fines for not reporting his torn biceps tendon injury last season, Favre says the Jets didn't deserve the fine.