Suspensory cortical buttons are also another option to secure the tendon. These devices function by placing a metallic device...
Arthrex Distal BicepsButton
The Arthrex Distal BicepsButton™ allows the surgeon to take advantage of the increased load to failure of cortical suspensory fixation techniques. It also has a built in tension slide technique so that the surgeon can recreate the normal tension on the biceps tendon to help the patient return back to normal function.
This system allows the surgery to repair the tendon through a single small incision and it has the option of adding an additional screw to provide a back-up fixation strategy.