bicipital groove


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Related to bicipital groove: lateral bicipital groove, Radial groove, supraspinatus

bicipital groove

[bī′sip·əd·əl ‚grüv]
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The bicipital groove and the superior portion of the biceps tendon at the upper border of the groove were identified, and their positions were recorded using the Microscribe Digitizer (Immersion Corp.
At all these positions, the position of the biceps tendon relative to the bicipital groove was recorded.
After data was collected, all soft tissue about the bicipital groove was removed from the humerus, and the morphology of the bicipital groove was recorded with the Microscribe Digitizer.
In the 11 intact specimens, the biceps tendon excursion within the bicipital groove ranged from 0.
One of these specimen demonstrated a visible dislocation of the tendon from the bicipital groove.
In fact, with the exception of one THL sectioned specimen whose bicipital groove was the most shallow at 2.
Steroid injections into the bicipital groove should be avoided because of the possible promotion of tendon rupture.
48,53) Biceps tenodesis with fixation of the long head into the bicipital groove is the procedure of choice.