Shoulder Joint Arthroscopy
Removal of acromio clavicular joint in case of osteoarthritis
Illustration 1 • Osteoarthritis of the acromio clavicular joint and the bone sections to be removed
Illustration 2 • Removal of bone with small trephine
Illustration 3 • Intra-surgical picture after bone section removal
Osteoarthritis in the acromio clavicular joint can be very painful and lead to limited mobility as well as a limited stress capacity of the shoulder joint. The arthroscopic removal of the acromio-clavicular joint, without damaging the ligaments that hold the joint together, is a good treatment possibility.