All-Endoscopic Single-Row Repair of Full-Thickness Gluteus Medius Tears

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Abstract

Abductor tendon tears typically develop insidiously in middle-aged women and can lead to debilitating lateral hip pain and a Trendelenburg limp. The gluteus medius tendon is most commonly torn and may show fatty degeneration over time, similar to the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder. Endoscopic repair offers a therapeutic alternative to traditional open techniques. This article describes the workup, examination, and endoscopic repair of a full-thickness gluteus medius tear presenting as lateral hip pain and weakness. The surgical repair for this case used a single-row suture anchor technique. In addition, the indications and technique for a double-row repair will be discussed.

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Levy, D. M., Bogunovic, L., Grzybowski, J. S., Kuhns, B. D., Bush-Joseph, C. A., & Nho, S. J. (2016). All-Endoscopic Single-Row Repair of Full-Thickness Gluteus Medius Tears. Arthroscopy Techniques, 5(1), e1–e6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eats.2015.08.020

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