Failed AC Joint Treatment: Case Examples
The most important lessons during our surgical activities result from the evaluation of our failures. In acromioclavicular (AC) joint disease, several factors should be evaluated before deciding on the best treatment. Patient’s age, type of injury, and timing of injury (acute or chronic) are all factors that influence the type of treatment and then treatment outcome. Nowadays various surgical techniques are used, and in recent years, the role of arthroscopy has taken a leading role with the aid of devices that allow us, if used correctly, to achieve a stable fixation.
KeywordsAcromioclavicular Dislocation Surgical treatment Arthroscopy Failure
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