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Table 1 Summary of preferred non-operative treatment of AC joint injuries (types I, II and III lesions)

From: Different treatment strategies for acromioclavicular dislocation injuries: a nationwide survey on open/minimally invasive and arthroscopic concepts

 

Types I/II

Type III

OR

95% CI

p

n = 95, %

n = 40, %

Non-operative treatment

 Sling immobilization

61.1

70

0.7

0.3–1.5

ns

 Tape immobilization

2.1

2.5

0.8

0.07–9.5

ns

 Oral analgesic

23.2

10

2.7

0.8–8.5

ns

 Physical therapy

2.1

2.5

0.8

0.07–9.5

ns

 Figure of eight dressing

2.1

5

0.4

0.05–3.0

ns

 Others

9.5

10

0.9

0.3–3.2

ns

  1. The most preferred treatment is sling mobilization, followed by no immobilization combined with oral analgesic treatment. No significant differences between the groups types I/II and type III were found