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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We propose an alternative technique to perform core decompression safely and without risk of complications associated with injury to the biceps tendon or the blood supply to the humeral head.
Rupture of the proximal biceps tendon represents about 90% of all biceps ruptures, which almost exclusively involve the long head of the biceps.
The quantitative measurement for calculating the signal intensity of the healing tissue was defined as the signal-to-noise quotient (SNQ), where LHBT is the long head of the biceps tendon.
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The following structures were examined: Biceps tendon, subscapularis, supraspinatus (including test for impingement), infraspinatus, teres minor, posterior glenoid labrum and glenohumeral space, coracoacromial ligament and finally the acromioclavicular joint.
Despite an evolving understanding of the anatomy of and pathologies that affect the long head of the biceps tendon, controversy still remains within the orthopaedic literature with respect to the appropriate management of its disorders.
So Mr Matthews devised his own technique which involved transferring some tough tissue adjacent to the biceps tendon - which is already attached to the biceps muscle - and forming it into a new 'tendon like' structure.
He provides hooking cover for captain Dylan Hartley after Jamie George was ruled out for around two months by a ruptured biceps tendon.
Cowan-Dickie will provide hooking cover for captain Dylan Hartley after Jamie George was ruled out for around two months by a ruptured biceps tendon.
George ruptured a biceps tendon during training on Tuesday and a scan has revealed he will be sidelined for eight to 10 weeks, ruling him out of this weekend's likely title decider against Wales and the clash with France.
George ruptured a biceps tendon during training on Tuesday afternoon and a scan has revealed he will be sidelined for eight to 10 weeks, ruling him out of this weekend's likely title decider against Wales and the clash with France one week later.