Posts by creativetweed

Chronic acromioclavicular separation: The medium term results of coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using braided polyester prosthetic ligament

Injury, Int. J. Care Injured (2007) 38, 1247—1253 In-Ho Jeon, Girish Dewnany, Richard Hartley, Lars Neumann, W. Angus Wallace LockDown™ allows early mobilisation when comparing to other methods, resulting in financial savings and reduction in patient inconvenience, absence from work etc. You can access the full paper here.
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Surgical Repair of Posterolateral Rotary Instability of the Elbow Using Surgilig/Lockdown: A Novel Surgical Technique

Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Volume 15, Number 3, Sept 2014 Daniel Williams, Guy Martin & Livio Di Mascio This paper describes a novel surgical technique for the treatment of PLRI using the LockDown™. Using the tensioned double-braided polyester synthetic ligament to reconstruct the lateral ulnar collateral ligament it is possible to reconstitute elbow stability. You can access the full article here.
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Preliminary Results of the ‘Surgilig’ synthetic ligament in the management of chronic acromioclavicular joint disruption

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
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Modified Weaver-Dunn Procedure Versus The Use of a Synthetic Ligament for Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2014;22(2):199-203 Vinod Kumar, Sunil Garg, Ihab Elzein, Tom Lawrence, Paul Manning, W Angus Wallace The LockDown™ device allows patients to see improved post-op functional outcomes and accelerated rehabilitation time when compared to the Weaver-Dunn. You can access the full paper here.
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A Rare Case of Floating Clavicle and a Novel Technique for Stabilizing the Sternoclavicular Joint

Shoulder & Elbow 6 June 2014 David Thyagajaran, Mark Webb and Angus Wallace The first ever case report of a floating clavicle with a unique combination of a posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation and an associated grade III acromioclavicular joint dislocation. This injury was treated surgically by stabilising both ends of clavicle using a polyester surgical mesh device (LockDown™). You can access the full paper here.
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