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What the Radiologist Needs to Know About Biceps Tenodesis: Normal Post-Procedure Imaging Appearance and Complications

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[Technical Report, Technical Report]

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59th Medical Wing

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Proximal long head biceps tendon LHBT pathology is a common and well-recognized cause of anterior shoulder pain.14 Various surgical procedures have been developed to address LHBT pathology. Post-operative imaging can be confusing if the radiologist is not aware of the various surgical techniques. An astute radiologist may be the first to identify a post-operative complication. An understanding of the LHBT anatomy, surgical indications, surgical procedures, and both normal and abnormal post-operative imaging appearance will enhance the radiologists accuracy in imaging interpretation and interactions with referring providers.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology

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