• Corpus ID: 6977737

Dynamic repair of acromio-clavicular dislocation.

@article{Katznelson1975DynamicRO,
  title={Dynamic repair of acromio-clavicular dislocation.},
  author={A. Katznelson and J. Nerubay and S. Oliver and C. Friedlander},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1975},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          199-204
        }
}
Twenty patients with complete acromio-clavicular dislocation treated between 1967 and 1973 were reviewed with a follow-up time of from 1-6 years, the average being 3 years. They were treated by transposition of coraco-brachialia, short head of biceps and a third of pectoralis minor from their origin in the coracoid process to the clavicle together with repair of the acromio-clavicular joint. The results were evaluated according to pain, motion, deformity and x-rays with 90 per cent excellent… 
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