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2022 Dec 09

BMC Musculoskelet Disord



Current concepts in acromioclavicular joint (AC) instability – a proposed treatment algorithm for acute and chronic AC-joint surgery.


Berthold DP, Muench LN, Dyrna F, Mazzocca AD, Garvin P, Voss A, Scheiderer B, Siebenlist S, Imhoff AB, Beitzel K
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 Dec 09; 23(1):1078.
PMID: 36494652.


There exists a vast number of surgical treatment options for acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries, and the current literature has yet to determine an equivocally superior treatment. AC joint repair has a long history and dates back to the beginning of the twentieth century.