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Fig. 3

From: Supraspinatus tendon transosseous vs anchor repair surgery: a comparative study of mechanical recovery in the rabbit

Fig. 3

Mode of failure of rabbit supraspinatus tendons upon mechanical testing to failure. This figure shows the testing sites immediately after testing to failure illustrating the 3 modes of failure. a Suture pullout: arrow indicates the intact anchor suture. b Bony avulsion: arrow indicates area of bone defect. c Midsubstance SSP tendon tear: arrows indicate ruptured SSP tendon fibers

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