Time-dependent Changes After Latissimus Dorsi Transfer: Tenodesis or Tendon Transfer?


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Ersen A., Ozben H., Demirhan M., Atalar A. C. , Kapicioglu M.

CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, cilt.472, ss.3880-3888, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 472 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11999-014-3770-z
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.3880-3888

Özet

Background Transfer of the latissimus dorsi tendon to the posterosuperior part of the rotator cuff is an option in active patients with massive rotator cuff tears to restore shoulder elevation and external rotation. However, it is unknown whether this treatment prevents progression of cuff tear arthropathy.