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2020 Jun 18

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc

Acromioclavicular joint arthritis is not an indication for routine distal clavicle excision in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.


Yiannakopoulos CK, Vlastos I, Theotokatos G, Galanis N
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2020 Jun 18.
PMID: 32556365.


To evaluate the significance of untreated primary acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) osteoarthritis, encountered during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (RCR), as a cause of persistent symptomatology and need for revision surgery.