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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:206 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #839
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AC pain: Both arthroscopic and open distal clavicle excision result in successful outcomes

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OrthoEvidence. AC pain: Both arthroscopic and open distal clavicle excision result in successful outcomes. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):206. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/839

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

Arthroscopic versus open distal clavicle excision: Comparative results at six months and one year from a randomized, prospective clinical trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2007 Jul-Aug;16(4):413-8. Epub 2007 Apr 19

Contributing Authors: BA Freedman MA Javernick FP O'Brien AE Ross WC Doukas

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17 patients with acromioclavicular (AC) joint pain were randomized to either receive open distal clavicle excision or arthroscopic distal clavicle excision. The results at the 1 year follow up period revealed that both the open and arthroscopic treatment approaches resulted in successful and favourable outcomes. There were no significant differences between the two groups with respect to any outco...

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