J Orthop Surg Res 2018 May 16;13(1):110. Epub 2018 May 16.
Department of Orthopedics, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, No. 386, Ta-Chung 1st Rd, Kaohsiung, 81346, Taiwan, Republic of China.
Background: Here, we compared the clinical and radiographic outcomes between coracoclavicular (CC) fixation with Mersilene tape and hook plate for acute unstable acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation treatment.
Methods: We enrolled 49 patients with unstable acute AC dislocation who, between January 2010 and January 2014, underwent surgery with single CC suture fixation with Mersilene tape (M group, 25 cases) or clavicle hook plate (H group, 24 cases). In M and H groups, the average age was 43. Read More