J R Army Med Corps. 2009 Sep; 155(3):191-3
Wood, T., PAE Rosell, JC Clasper
Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit, Frimley Park Hospital – Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma RCDM
A study using the LockDown™ device to stabilise acromioclavicular joint disruption in conjunction with the modified Weaver-Dunn procedure in military personnel.
The study suggests very positive early results for the use of LockDown™ in primary acromioclavicular joint disruption. The benefit of a single definitive operation would be particularly useful in a military setting, although the reduction in in-patient time and duration of rehabilitation it has clear advantages for the wider NHS setting.
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