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Treatment of Acute Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation by a Modified Bosworth Method: REPORT ON TWENTY-FOUR CASES.

WEITZMAN, GERALD
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: September 1967
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1. Twenty-four cases of acute acromioclavicular-joint dislocation are presented with a follow-up of nineteen treated by open reduction and coracoclavicular screw fixations

2. Methods of non-operative and operative treatment of acromioclavicular joint dislocations are reviewed.

3. A modification of Bosworth's method of coracoclavicular screw fixation is described.

4. Complete reduction of the dislocation appears to be essential for an excellent functional result.

Copyright 1967 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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