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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 1925104, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1925104
Research Article

Ultrasonographic Validation of Anatomical Landmarks for Localization of the Tendon of the Long Head of Biceps Brachii

1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Sheng Li; ude.cmt.htu@il.gnehs

Received 15 October 2016; Accepted 19 January 2017; Published 12 February 2017

Academic Editor: John T. W. Yeow

Copyright © 2017 Saiyun Hou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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