Case Report
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World J Orthop. Oct 18, 2021; 12(10): 802-810
Published online Oct 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i10.802
Simultaneous repair of bilateral pectoralis major tendons: A case report
Muhammad J Abbas, Patrick Buckley, Sabin Shah, Kelechi R Okoroha
Muhammad J Abbas, Patrick Buckley, Sabin Shah, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Dearborn, MI 48124, United States
Kelechi R Okoroha, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
Author contributions: Okoroha KR, Shah S, Buckley P, and Abbas MJ were members of the patients care team and reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript writing; Okoroha KR and Shah S were the orthopaedic surgeons who managed the patient operatively; Buckley P and Abbas MJ recorded the operative technique and captured images of the patients in the perioperative setting; all authors contributed to revisions of the manuscript and issued approval on the draft submitted.
Informed consent statement: Consent was obtained from the patient prior to the writing of this manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Authors have no disclosures. No outside funding contributed towards the completion of this case report.
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Corresponding author: Muhammad J Abbas, BSc, Research Fellow, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124, United States.
Received: March 18, 2021
Peer-review started: March 18, 2021
First decision: June 7, 2021
Revised: June 20, 2021
Accepted: August 20, 2021
Article in press: August 20, 2021
Published online: October 18, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: Patients with delayed presentation of bilateral pectoralis major tendon ruptures can undergo simultaneous repair of both tendon with a good postoperative outcome and high patient satisfaction.