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    • Ref. #: VID1-000304-en-US
    • Version: D
    • Duration: 00:12:15
    • Publication Date: 6/8/20
    • Revision Date: 6/29/20
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    • Presenter: Bassem Elhassan, MD
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Arthroscope-Assisted Lower Trapezius Transfer for Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

Bassem Elhassan, MD (Rochester, MN), demonstrates his technique for treating massive posterosuperior rotator cuff tears with an external rotation lag using a lower trapezius transfer with SwiveLock® suture anchors and Achilles allograft. He highlights the critical aspects of the surgical technique from locating the trapezius tendon insertion to Achilles allograft preparation and implantation.