Table of Contents

Biomechanical analysis of tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff tears.
Latissimus dorsi transfer for massive and irreparable rotator cuff tears.
Results of latissimus dorsi tendon transfer in primary or salvage reconstruction of massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears.
Arthroscopic humeral head interference screw fixation for latissimus dorsi transfer in massive and irreparable posterosuperior cuff tear.
Teres major flap: surgical anatomy, technique of harvesting, methods of fixation, postoperative management.
Deltoid flap for irreparable rotator cuff tear: indications, technique and results.
The myotendinous advancements of supra and infraspinatus muscles in the treatment of irreparable retracted tears of the rotator cuff.
Pectoralis major transfer: surgical anatomy, technique of harvesting, methods of fixation, postoperative management.
Transfer of the pectoralis major for the treatment of irreparable subscapularis tear: review of 15 cases.
Reverse shoulder prosthesis combined with latissimus dorsi and teres major transfer for a lack of active elevation and external rotation.
Algorithm of indications in symptomatic irreparable cuff tear.