Kristine R. Italia, MD, FPOA

Philippines

Lecture Topic: AC Joint Injuries

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Dr. Italia is an orthopedic surgeon subspecializing in shoulder surgery. She finished her residency at St Luke’s Medical Center. She had her fellowship in sports medicine in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and shoulder fellowship in Brisbane, Australia. She is currently a consultant in St. Luke’s Medical Center QC and Global City.


Lecture: AC Joint Injuries

Abstract:

Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries are one of the common injuries of the shoulder. The focus of the lecture is on AC joint separation. To understand better, the normal anatomy and kinematics of the AC joint will be reviewed. The classification, diagnosis, and approach to management will be discussed. Some controversies and issues will also be touched on during the lecture.