Type 2 fractures of the distal clavicle: a new surgical technique.

  title={Type 2 fractures of the distal clavicle: a new surgical technique.},
  author={Jerome A Goldberg and Warwick James Bruce and David H. Sonnabend and William Robert Walsh},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={6 4},
Neer type 2 fractures of the distal clavicle have a high rate of nonunion and delayed union. In this series nine cases of coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction with Dacron graft material led to union at the fracture site. All patients had no symptoms and returned to full activity. This technique allows for stable fixation with early mobilization and return to work and sports. 

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