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What is done about a 6 month old biceps tendon rupture?

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
??: ? Proximal or distal if distal maybe repair but it will be difficult if proximal leave it alone it probably woun' cause too much trouble.
Answered on Jan 22, 2020

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