Pectoralis Tendon Transfer for Irrepairable Subscapularis Rupture
by Herbert Resch, Stefan Lederer

Video Atlas of Shoulder Surgery

by Peter D McCann
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Isolated ruptures of the subscapularis are uncommon, but are more likely to be detected because of their typically traumatic causes. Combined tears of the supraspinatus tendon along with a rupture of the subscapularis tendon are more common. These pathologies are usually found in patients aged older than 40 years. Transfer of the pectoralis major tendon has been described as a salvage procedure that provides satisfactory results for pain and function. The video demonstrates the technique of tran

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