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2019 Aug

Orthop J Sports Med



Ultrasound-Guided Cutting Wire Release of the Proximal Adductor Longus Tendon: A Feasibility Study.


Boettcher BJ, Hollman JH, Stuart MJ, Finnoff JT
Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Aug; 7(8):2325967119866010.
PMID: 31489333.


Adductor longus tendinopathy is a well-known etiology of chronic groin pain in elite athletes. Surgery is indicated for those who fail conservative treatment. No studies to date have evaluated the feasibility of an ultrasound-guided release of the proximal adductor longus tendon.