Acute high-grade acromioclavicular joint injuries: quality of life comparison between patients managed operatively with a hook plate versus patients managed non-operatively

@article{Cisneros2016AcuteHA,
  title={Acute high-grade acromioclavicular joint injuries: quality of life comparison between patients managed operatively with a hook plate versus patients managed non-operatively},
  author={Luis Natera Cisneros and Juan Sarasquete Reiriz},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={341-350}
}
Surgical indication for acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) injuries still represents a reason for shoulder and trauma debate. In high-grade injuries, surgery is advocated because some of the non-operatively managed patients may have persistent shoulder pain that could make them unable to return to their previous activity. It has been shown that many of the patients with high-grade ACJ injuries that are managed non-operatively involve the development of scapular dyskinesis, situation that may result… CONTINUE READING
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