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Volume:8 Issue:2 Number:60 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10359
Ace Report Cover Trauma

TightRope fixation versus clavicular hook plate for acromioclavicular joint dislocation


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OrthoEvidence. TightRope fixation versus clavicular hook plate for acromioclavicular joint dislocation. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):60. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10359

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of the Tight Rope Technique and Clavicular Hook Plate for the Treatment of Rockwood Type III Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation

J Invest Surg. 2018 Jun;31(3):226-233

Contributing Authors: J Hong H Chen T Wang L Cai W Hu D Lu

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Synopsis

76 patients with a Rockwood type III acromioclavicular joint dislocation were randomized to either TightRope fixation or clavicular hook plate fixation. Patients were assessed over 1 year postoperatively. Constant-Murley score and coracoclavicular distance did not significantly differ between groups over the first year of follow-up. Pain scores were significantly lower in the TightRope group. Howe...

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