Cuff Repair-Margin Convergence
by Lawrence V Gulotta, Frank A Cordasco

Video Atlas of Shoulder Surgery

by Peter D McCann
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The treatment of patients with massive rotator cuff tears can be challenging. Margin convergence is a useful technique that can provide coverage of the humeral head with tendon, and improve pain-relief postoperatively. Margin convergence involves the side-to-side repair of U-shaped tears. The technique has several advantages in circumstances where traditional tendon-to-bone fixation cannot be achieved. The video gives the cadaveric demonstration of the marginal convergence technique. Various asp

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