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Current Issue - July 2017, Volume 11, Issue No. 2

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Coracoid Process Morphology using 3D-CT Imaging in a Malaysian Population


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  2. Salzmann GM, Paul J, Sandmann GH, Imhoff AB, Schottle PB. The coracoidal insertion of the coracoclavicular ligaments: an anatomic study. Am J Sports Med. 2008; 38: 1179-87.
  3. Rios CG, Arciero RA, Mazzocca AD. Anatomy of the clavicle and coracoid process for reconstruction of the coracoclavicular ligaments. Am J Sports Med. 2007; 35: 811-7.
  4. Gallino M, Santamaria E, Doro T. Anthropometry of the scapula: clinical and surgical considerations. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 1998; 7: 284-91.
  5. Lo IKY, Burkhart SS, Parten PM. Surgery about the coracoid: neurovascular structures at risk. Arthroscopy. 2004; 20: 591-5.
  6. Dolan CM, Hariri S, Hart ND, McAdams TR. An anatomic study of the coracoid process as it relates to bone transfer procedures. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011; 20: 497-501.
  7. Young AA, Baba M, Neyton L, Godeneche A, Walch G. Coracoid graft dimensions after harvesting for the open Latarjet procedure. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013; 22(4): 485-8.
  8. Armitage MS, Elkinson I, Giles JW, Athwal GS. An anatomic, computed tomographic assessment of the coracoid process with special reference to the congruent arc Latarjet procedure. Arthroscopy. 2011; 27: 1485-9.
  9. Coale RM, Hollister SJ, Dines JS, Allen AA, Bedi A. Anatomic considerations of transclavicular-transcoracoid drilling for clavicular ligament reconstruction. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012; 22(1): 13-44.
  10. Terra BB, Ejnisman B, de Figueiredo EA, Cohen C, Montero GC, Pochini AC, et al. Anatomic Study of the Coracoid Process: Safety Margin and Practical Implications. Arthroscopy. 2013; 29(1): 25-30.
  11. Ljungquist KL, Butler RB, Griesser MJ, Bishop JY. Prediction of coracoid thickness using a glenoid width-based moder: implications for bone reconstruction procedures in chronic anterior shoulder instability. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012; 21: 815-21.

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