External fixation in fractures of the pelvis

Bonnel, F.

Annales de Chirurgie 30(2): 131-134


ISSN/ISBN: 0003-3944
PMID: 1267946
Document Number: 4138
The treatment of dislocation of the pubic symphysis and sacro-iliac joints, is simplified by the use of external fixation. The clinical result obtained, with good stability of the reduction in the long-term, permit one to propose this method in all cases. The problems of fractures of the acetabulum are, in some cases, solved without fear of infective complications. In some types of fracture, however, this method is not advised.

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External fixation in fractures of the pelvis