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Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/BTE.0b013e31825574ea
Invited Review Articles

Coracoplasty: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes

Martetschläger, Frank MD*,†; Rios, Daniel MD; Millett, Peter J. MD, MSc

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Coracoplasty has become a more commonly performed surgical procedure, as coracoid impingement has become increasingly recognized as a cause of persistent anterior shoulder pain. Open and arthroscopic techniques have shown satisfactory results. This article will provide a current review about the indications and techniques for coracoplasy, including both arthroscopic and open techniques and the expected outcomes.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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