Reconstruction of the deltoid and acromion after failed acromionectomy.

  title={Reconstruction of the deltoid and acromion after failed acromionectomy.},
  author={I. G. Jeon and Rinco C. T. Koorevaar and Lars Neumann and William Angus Wallace},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
UNLABELLED Ten patients who had reconstruction of the acromion and deltoid in a painful dysfunctional shoulder after an acromionectomy were reviewed with respect to pain, range of motion, strength, patients' satisfaction, and complications. There were four total acromionectomies, five subtotal acromionectomies, and one partial acromionectomy. The retracted deltoid and defect of the bony acromion were reconstructed with a composite graft consisting of tricortical iliac bone with fascia lata. At… CONTINUE READING