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Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Acute Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: Comparison of Kirschner`s Wire Transfixation and Locking Hook Plate Fixation
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 17, Issue 4,  2014, pp.159-165
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2014.17.4.159
 Title & Authors
Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Acute Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: Comparison of Kirschner`s Wire Transfixation and Locking Hook Plate Fixation
Rhee, Yong Girl; Park, Jung Gwan; Cho, Nam Su; Song, Wook Jae;
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Background: Kirschner`s wire (K-wire) transfixation and locking hook plate fixation techniques are widely used in the treatment of acute acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiologic outcomes between K-wires transfixation and a locking hook plate fixation technique. Methods: Seventy-seven patients with acute ACJ dislocation managed with K-wire (56 shoulders) and locking hook plate (21 shoulders) were enrolled for this study. The mean follow-up period was 61 months. Results: At the last follow-up, the shoulder rating scale of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) was higher in patients treated with locking hook plate than with K-wires ( vs. , p
Shoulder;Acromioclavicular;Dislocation;Kirschner wires;
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