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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Leidel, BA; Braunstein, V; Pilotto, S; Mutschler, W; Kirchhoff, C 
Title:
Mid-term outcome comparing temporary K-wire fixation versus PDS augmentation of Rockwood grade III acromioclavicular joint separations. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The treatment of acute acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries depends mainly on the type of the dislocation and patient demands. This study compares the mid term outcome of two frequently performed surgical concepts of Rockwood grade III AC joint separations: The temporary articular fixation with K-wires (TKW) and the refixation with an absorbable polydioxansulfate (PDS) sling. FINDINGS: Retrospective observational study of 86 patients with a mean age of 37 years underwent either TKW...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Res Notes 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
84 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
die