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Out of the ring and into a sling: acute latissimus dorsi avulsion in a professional wrestler: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18810389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a 29-year-old professional wrestler who sustained a traumatic latissimus dorsi tendon rupture from its humeral insertion. To our knowledge, this report is the first to describe the use of two small anterior axillary incisions to repair a traumatic avulsion of the latissimus dorsi. Our new surgical approach is an alternative treatment for highly competitive, muscular athletes, while taking the associated nerves and cosmetic appearance into consideration.
Authors:
Onur Hapa; Coen A Wijdicks; Robert F LaPrade; Jonathan P Braman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-09-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0942-2056     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-25     Completed Date:  2009-04-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314730     Medline TA:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1146-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue South, R200, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Back
Humans
Male
Rotator Cuff / surgery
Rupture / surgery
Shoulder / surgery
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods*
Tendon Injuries / surgery*
Wrestling

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