Conjoint Tendon Tenotomy for Glenoid Exposure in the Setting of Previous Coracoid Transfer

Burak Altintas, Frank Martetschläger, Erik M. Fritz, Ryan J. Warth, Joshua A. Greenspoon, Travis C. Burns, Nicole L. Anderson, Peter J. Millett

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Abstract

Surgical exposure of the glenoid after previous coracoid process transfer is technically challenging as a result of distorted anatomy, obliterated soft-tissue planes, and adhesive scar tissue, which poses additional risk to adjacent neurovascular structures. The purpose of this article is to present a technique for glenoid exposure following coracoid transfer that involves tenotomy of the conjoint tendon to minimize the risk for neurovascular injury while leaving the well-healed coracoid bone graft in place.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1411-e1415
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Volume8
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes

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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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