Surgical technique| Volume 39, ISSUE 2, P353-361, February 2014

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Pectoralis Major Transfer for the Management of Scapula Winging Secondary to Serratus Anterior Injury or Paralysis

      Pectoralis major transfer (partial or complete) is the most common transfer to the scapula for winging as a result of serratus anterior paralysis or injury. The most commonly described technique is to transfer the pectoralis major prolonged with tendon allograft or autograft to the scapula. We present a technique that entails direct transfer of the sternal head of the pectoralis major with its bony insertion to the lower scapula.

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