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Partial-thickness tears of the gluteus medius

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dc.contributor.author Nasser, Rima Michel
dc.contributor.author Domb, Benjamin G.
dc.contributor.author Boster, Itamar b.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-09T10:02:50Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-09T10:02:50Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1526-3231 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10381
dc.description.abstract Tears in the gluteus medius and minimus tendons, often misdiagnosed as trochanteric bursitis, have recently emerged as an important cause of recalcitrant greater trochanter pain syndrome. Advances in endoscopic surgery of the hip have created opportunities to better evaluate and treat pathology in the peritrochanteric compartment. We reviewed the literature on trochanteric pain syndrome and gluteus medius tendon injuries. Existing techniques for endoscopic and open gluteus tendon repair and potential challenges in restoration of abductor function were analyzed. Partial-thickness undersurface tears of the gluteus medius were identified as a common pathologic entity. Although these tears are otherwise analogous to partial-thickness tears of the rotator cuff, the lack of arthroscopic access to the deep side of the gluteus medius tendon represents a unique technical challenge. To address the difficulty in visualizing and thus repairing undersurface tears of the gluteus medius, a novel endoscopic trans-tendinous repair technique was developed. The purposes of this article are to review the anatomy, pathology, and existing repair techniques of gluteus medius tendon tears and to describe the rationale and surgical steps for endoscopic trans-tendinous repair en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Partial-thickness tears of the gluteus medius en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle rationale and technique for trans-tendinous endoscopic repair en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200904844 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery en_US
dc.journal.volume 26 en_US
dc.journal.issue 12 en_US
dc.article.pages 1697-1705 en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2010.06.002 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Domb, B. G., Nasser, R. M., & Botser, I. B. (2010). Partial-thickness tears of the gluteus medius: rationale and technique for trans-tendinous endoscopic repair. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery, 26(12), 1697-1705. en_US
dc.author.email rima.nasser@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0749806310005876 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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