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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A Rare Case of Floating Clavicle and a Novel Technique for Stabilising 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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Stabilization of Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation using the ‘Surgilig’ technique

British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Shoulder and Elbow 2011 3, pp 166–170 Adrian J. Carlos, Andrew M. Richards & Steven A. Corbett Upper Limb Unit, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK This study is the largest reported medium-term results with the follow-up of 45 patients who have undergone reconstruction for acromioclavicular joint dislocation using the LockDown™ device. Both acute and chronic injuries have been successfully treated with high patient satisfaction and excellent functional results, with no significant complications or adverse reactions being encountered. You can access the full paper here.
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Optimal Clavicular Anchorage Point of an Artificial Ligament used for the Treatment of Chronic ACJ dislocation

BESS 2014 Poster Prize R Taranu; P Rushton; L Holder; WA Wallace; JJ Candal-Couto The aim of this study was to find the optimal clavicular anchorage point of an artificial ligament used for the reconstruction of chronically dislocated ACJ and to demonstrate the necessity of augmenting this technique with the reconstruction of the anterior ACJ ligament. Please contact us to find out more about this study.
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