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2019 Oct 11

Cochrane Database Syst Rev



Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating acromioclavicular dislocation of the shoulder in adults.


Tamaoki M J, Lenza M, Matsunaga FT, Belloti J C, Matsumoto MH, Faloppa F
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Oct 11; 10(10):CD007429.
PMID: 31604007.


Dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint is one of the most common shoulder injuries in a sport-active population. The question of whether surgery should be used remains controversial. This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in 2010.