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Do I need surgery for a dislocation of my acromioclavicular (AC) joint in the shoulder?

Often I am asked by my patient's and frequently by other patients as a second opinion, whether they need surgery after a dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint of their shoulder.

Do metal plates and screws need to be removed from the bone after a fracture has healed?

It is common now for broken bones (fractures) to be fixed with metal plates and screws or a long nail, especially if the fracture is unstable or the joint surface has been damaged, and for this hardware to be left in the body.

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