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Biceps Tenodesis Is a Viable Option for Management of Proximal Biceps Injuries in Patients Less Than 25 Years of Age

Purpose To evaluate outcomes after biceps tenodesis performed in patients younger than 25 years, to evaluate reoperations and complications in this population, and to critically appraise return to preinjury level of play for this population. Methods Forty-five consecutive patients younger...read more


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The Effect of Concomitant Biceps Tenodesis on Reoperation Rates After Rotator Cuff Repair

Purpose: To determine if reoperation rates are higher for patients who underwent isolated rotator cuff repair (RCR) than those who underwent RCR with concomitant biceps tenodesis using a large private-payer database. Methods: A national insurance database was queried for...read more


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Do MLB Team Physicians Harvest the Semitendinosus From the Drive Leg or Landing Leg?

Background: Hamstring autograft is a common graft choice when performing ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR). Purpose/Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to survey Major League Baseball (MLB) team physicians and determine whether these physicians harvest the hamstring (semitendinosus...read more


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Biceps Tenodesis: An Evolution of Treatment

The long head of the biceps (LHB) tendon is a potential generator of pain within the shoulder. Tenodesis of the LHB is a treatment option for several pathologic shoulder conditions. We conducted a study to determine trends in LHB...read more


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Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow in Major League Baseball Players: Where Do We Stand?

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is a vital structure to the overhead athlete, especially the baseball pitcher. For reasons not completely understood, UCL injuries have become increasingly more common in major league baseball (MLB) pitchers over the past 10...read more


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Treatment of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries and Superior Labral Tears by Major League Baseball Team Physicians

PURPOSE: To determine practice patterns of Major League Baseball (MLB) team orthopaedic surgeons in addressing the controversial topics of ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tears, type II SLAP tears, and partial-thickness rotator cuff tear. METHODS: Seventy-four MLB team orthopaedic surgeons...read more


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