How is Biceps Tenodesis of the Shoulder Performed?
This type of surgery may be performed arthroscopically or open and may depend on your surgeon and personal experience.
Open surgery will involve one large incision and several small ones.
The arthroscopic surgery will employ several small incisions.
Risks and Potential Complications of Biceps Tenodesis of the Shoulder
Complications from this type of surgery are relatively rare. The risk of infection, bleeding, and negative reaction to anesthesia can be a risk of any surgery. If this surgery is part of a more extensive operation on the shoulder, complications could include nerve injury in the shoulder, stiff shoulder, or shoulder joint cartilage damage.