Transarticular plating for acute posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocations: a valid treatment option?

@article{Quispe2015TransarticularPF,
  title={Transarticular plating for acute posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocations: a valid treatment option?},
  author={Juan C. Quispe and Benoit Herbert and Vivek P. Chadayammuri and Ji Wan Kim and Jiandong Hao and Mark E. Hake and David J Hak and Philip F. Stahel and Cyril Mauffrey},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={1503-1508}
}
Restoration of the sternoclavicular joint after posterior dislocation is important for upper limb function. The proximity of neuro-vascular mediastinal structures makes open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) a high-risk procedure. The ideal treatment strategy is still debated. Our aim is to review the treatment of acute posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation with a locking compression plate. We present our experience of transarticular plating using a locking compression plate for the… CONTINUE READING

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