A procedure consisting of the resection of the distal clavicle, which is a reliable method for managing post-traumatic acromioclavicular joint degeneration, distal clavicle fractures, and shoulder impingement syndrome and regional pain. The procedure can be performed arthroscopically, reducing post-op morbidity.
Synonyms Distal clavicle resection, resection of the distal clavicle
Reference Iowa Orthop J. 1999; 19: 93–98 PMCID: PMC1888618