conjoint tendon


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Related to conjoint tendon: deep inguinal ring, lacunar ligament

conjoint tendon

[kən′jȯint ′ten·dən]
(anatomy)
The common tendon of the transverse and internal oblique muscles of the abdomen.
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With a power saw, osteotomy of the corcoid process is done proximal to attachment of conjoint tendon of coracobrachalis and short head of biceps (around 1.
Tanner Slide with Darning Repair: After doing standard herniotomy, upper leaf of external oblique was retracted upwards, and a 3 centimeter incision made over internal oblique and rectus sheath, and then continuous Vicryl single '0' sutures from public tubercle to conjoint tendon, arching fibers of internal oblique to cooper's ligament, up to deep inguinal ring and then sutures were crisscrossed from lateral end to medial end; darning appeared like mini mesh.
The surgical technique was standard incision, hernia sac resection and facial plication if required and prolene mesh was placed behind spermatic cord and in between inguinal ligament and conjoint tendon and then fixed by 2 '0' prolene suture starting from pubic tubercle and the inguinal ligament up to beyond deep ring in continous way and then taking the same thread to the margins of mesh laterally & above deep inguinal ring to conjoint tendon and tying it back at pubic tubercle.
Arthroscopic fixation can be performed to an intact rotator cuff, to the conjoint tendon, just proximal to, or within the bicipital groove.