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Volume:4 Issue:7 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7896
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

COA 2015: Conservative/surgical treatment effective in acromioclavicular joint dislocation

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2015: Conservative/surgical treatment effective in acromioclavicular joint dislocation. ACE Report. 2015;4(7):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7896

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

Grade III Acromio-clavicular Joint Dislocation: Conservative Treatment Compared to Hook Plate Fixation

Contributing Authors: S Pelet L Bedard K Sinclair

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


56 patients with a grade III acromio-clavicular joint dislocation were randomized to undergo conservative treatment or a surgical intervention involving hook plate fixation. The study aimed to compare the two techniques in terms of clinical outcomes. Findings indicated that conservative treatment improved function at a faster rate although at one year, outcomes were comparable between the groups. ...

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