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Table 2 LHBT injury types, rotator cuff injury types, and biceps tenodesis methods of the included studies

From: A meta-analysis comparing tenotomy or tenodesis for lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon with concomitant reparable rotator cuff tears

Author (year)LHBT injury typeRotator cuff injury typeBiceps tenodesis methods
Castricini (2018)Tenosynovitis, subluxation, dislocation, or partial tear of the tendonGrade I or II full-thickness reparable supraspinatus tendon tearA interference screw
Lee (2016)Partial tearSmall- to medium-sized rotator cuff tearA interference screw
Oh (2016)Partial tearFull-thickness tears of the supraspinatus (and infraspinatus), high-grade partial-thickness supraspinatus tears, and full-thickness subscapularis tears with supraspinatus (and infraspinatus) tearsA suture anchor
Zhang (2015)Severe inflammation, hypertrophy, instability, partial thickness tears, SLAP lesionsSmall to large full-thickness rotator cuff tearsA suture anchor
Kukkonen (2013)Irritated/frayed and/or unstable biceps tendonFull-thickness supraspinatus tendon tearNonabsorbable titanium suture anchor
De Carli (2012)Degenerative tears, tenosynovitis, subluxation, and SLAP lesionsSmall to large rotator cuff tearSuturing biceps tendon to cuff tendons
Koh (2010)Tear more than 30%, subluxation or dislocation, or degenerative SLAP type II lesionRotator cuff tearA suture anchor
  1. LHBT long head of the biceps tendon, SLAP superior labrum from anterior to posterior