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Pectoralis Major Tendon Ruptures: Repair Using Absorbable Anchor Sutures

Author(s): Ramzi Moucharafieh

Journal: Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0972-978X

Volume: 4;
Issue: 4;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Pectoralis Major | Rupture | Absorbable Anchor Sutures.

Pectoralis major tendon ruptures are uncommon injuries and most physicians have little experience with the surgical treatment of this injury. The purpose of this article is to describe a new method of fixation of the ruptured tendon that facilitates the surgical procedure without altering the postoperative care, rehabilitation, and complication rate.
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