Arthritis of the acromioclavicular joints

It is an irreversible decay of small shoulder joint, which connects the clavicle to the acromion. It is a progressively worsening condition is not treated with conservative measures.

The treatement consists of arthroscopic removal (resection) of the distal end of the key.

The surgery is performed using a camera and applying 2-3 very small incisions 5.7 mm each during which removed a very small part of the key, while being cleaned by inflammatory components of joint.

Upon removal of the patient from the operating room requires little or no analgesia and prophylactic antibiotic treatment. The mobilization of the hand is immediate.