Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Nonoperative Versus Operative Treatment of Acute Acromio-Clavicular Joint Dislocation.

@article{2015MulticenterRC,
  title={Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Nonoperative Versus Operative Treatment of Acute Acromio-Clavicular Joint Dislocation.},
  author={},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={479-87}
}
OBJECTIVE To perform a randomized clinical trial of operative versus nonoperative treatment of acute acromio-clavicular (AC) joint dislocations using modern surgical fixation and both patient-based and surgeon-based outcome measures to determine which treatment method was superior. DESIGN Prospective, randomized. SETTING Multicenter. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Eight-three patients with acute (<28 days from the time of injury) complete (grade III, IV, and V) dislocations of the AC joint… CONTINUE READING
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