Clavicular Fractures Following Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction with Tendon Graft

Turman, Kimberly A.; Miller, Chealon D.; Miller, Mark D.
June 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 6, p1526
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents three case studies related to surgical treatment for severe acromioclavicular joint separation. All three patients had undergone reconstruction of the coracoclavicular ligaments with an anatomic tendon graft technique. Two were later found to have clavicular fracture while one had evidence of failure with recurrent acromioclavicular joint deformity. Surgical and tendon graft reconstruction techniques are discussed.


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