The treatment of distal clavicle fractures with coracoclavicular ligament disruption: a report of 10 cases.

@article{Bezer2005TheTO,
  title={The treatment of distal clavicle fractures with coracoclavicular ligament disruption: a report of 10 cases.},
  author={Murat Bezer and Nuri Aydin and Osman Guven},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={524-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Fractures of the distal third of the clavicle with coracoclavicular ligament disruption have been associated with delayed union or nonunion. A combined surgical technique for the fracture fixation and ligament repair for acute fractures was developed. The technique includes K-wire fixation and suture anchor placement with Ethibond suture to the coracoid process. The results of this combined technique were evaluated. DESIGN Prospective, consecutive case series. SETTING Surgical… CONTINUE READING

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