Evaluation and Treatment of Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries

  title={Evaluation and Treatment of Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries},
  author={Augustus D. Mazzocca and Robert A. Arciero and James Bicos},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={316 - 329}
Acromioclavicular joint injuries and, more specifically, separations are commonplace both in general practice and during athletic participation. [] Key Method The clinical results (largely retrospective), including acromioclavicular joint repair, reconstruction and augmentation with the coracoclavicular ligament, supplemental sutures, and the use of free autogenous grafts, are summarized. Finally, complications and the concept of the failed distal clavicle resection and reconstruction are addressed. The…

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