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Artificial Ligament Reconstruction of Sternoclavicular Joint Instability: Report of a Novel Surgical Technique With Early Results

Quayle, Jonathan M.; Arnander, MW; Pennington, Richard; Rosell, LP


Symptomatic instability of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint is an uncommon problem. The majority of patients respond well to nonoperative measures, although a small number require reconstructive surgery for symptomatic instability, with varying surgical techniques reported in the literature. We report a series of 5 operations (in 4 patients) with chronic SC joint instability treated by reconstruction of SC and costoclavicular ligaments using an artificial ligament weave (LARS: Ligament...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
DOI: 10.1097/BTH.0000000000000027


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