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Volume:3 Issue:2 Number:4 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #4777
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Distal clavicle resection with rotator cuff repair for acromioclavicular joint arthritis


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OrthoEvidence. Distal clavicle resection with rotator cuff repair for acromioclavicular joint arthritis. ACE Report. 2014;3(2):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4777

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

Asymptomatic acromioclavicular joint arthritis in arthroscopic rotator cuff tendon repair: a prospective randomized comparison study

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Mar;131(3):363-9. doi: 10.1007/s00402-010-1216-y. Epub 2010 Dec 15

Contributing Authors: J Kim J Chung H Ok

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Synopsis

83 patients (83 shoulders) with asymptomatic acromioclavicular arthritis were randomized to examine whether rotator cuff repair combined with acromioclavicular joint resection improved shoulder function. Patients received either rotator cuff repair combined with distal clavicle resection or isolated rotator cuff repair and were assessed after 2 years. Results indicated that distal clavicle resecti...

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