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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 2005;8(2):131-134.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2005.8.2.131    Published online December 30, 2005.
Distal Clavicle Tunnel Widening after Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction with Semitendinous Tendon: A Case Report
Jae-Chul Yoo, M.D., Baek-Yong Song, M.D.**, Seung-Yun Kim, M.D.*, Tae-Gang Lim, M.D., Ju-Seon Jeong, M.D.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nowon Eulji Hospital, Seoul, Korea Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea*
반건양 건을 이용한 오구쇄골 인대 재건술후 발생한 원위부 쇄골 터널 확장: 증례 보고
유재철, 송백용, 김승연, 임태강, 정주선
노원을지병원 정형외과, 서울아산병원 정형외과*
Abstract
Distal clavicle tunnel widening was observed in coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction with semitendinous tendon autografts in a patient with acromioclavicular joint injury. Acromioclavicular joint separation, in a 44 years-old man was treated by coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction. We have performed x-ray evaluation on 2years 10months after surgery. The immediate postoperative tunnel size was measured 4.5mm in diameter. At postoperative 2years 10month the tunnel diameter was from 9.3 to 11.4mm. But the weightbearing clavicle view showed no significant acromioclavicular joint separation. Moreover the patient complained only minor intermittent shoulder discomfort.
Key Words: Distal clavicle, Acromioclavicular joint injury, Coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction, Tunnel widening


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