1. The operation is simple.
2. It can be used in all cases, whether the pathology be bony, capsular, or muscular.
3. There is practically no restriction of motion of the shoulder.
4. Convalescence is short.
5. Tensile strength of tendon of the long head of the biceps varies from 6,910 to 7,810 pounds per square inch.
6. The maximum load in pounds (actual) for the tendon of the long head of the biceps varies from 179 to 276 pounds.
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