This case report describes the unique surgical management of a pectoralis major tendon rupture in a professional steer wrestler using intramedullary EndoButton fixation.
*Section of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
†Chiropractic Team, Calgary Centre for Health, Calgary, Canada
‡Diagnostic Imaging Department, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Grande Prairie, Canada
§Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Regina, Canada.
Corresponding Author: Jeremy Reed, MD, FRCSC, Aspen Medical Centre, Room 225, Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport, University of Regina, Regina, SK S4S 0A2, Canada (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Keith Lemay is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.
The authors report no funding or conflicts of interest.
The Canadian Pro Rodeo Sport Medicine Team (http://www.canadianprorodeosportmedicine.com/) is a group of 40 practitioners/volunteer caregivers specializing in the disciplines of athletic therapy, orthopaedic surgery, chiropractic care, and massage therapy treating rodeo athletes across Canada.
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Received February 12, 2012
Accepted July 24, 2012