Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures
[OCOSH Code: D010388 77493009 S32.3-S32.5 WI_FR_PA]
2D-fluoroscopic navigation is a safe tool providing high accuracy of percutaneous screw placement for pelvic ring fractures, but in cases of a bilateral iliosacral screw fixation an increased risk for screw misplacement was observed. If additional ramus pubic screw fixations are performed, the retrograde inserted screws have to pass the...
Added: Mon Aug 23 2010
Percutaneous sacro-iliac (SI) screw fixation represents a widely used technique in the management of unstable posterior pelvic ring injuries and sacral fractures. The misplacement of SI-screws under fluoroscopic guidance represents a critical complication for these patients. This study was designed to determine the prevalence of sacral dysmorphia and the radiographic...
Added: Sun May 15 2011
This module shows step-by-step descriptions of
- Patient preparation
- Reduction & fixation
for all acetabular fractures of the Letournel classification system.
In addition, there are videos, animations, journal articles and book chapters from AO publications
Authored by Keith Mayo, Pol Rommens, Carlos Sancineto, Michel Oransky, Executive editor: Peter Trafton
Added: Thu Jul 05 2007