Comparison of Three Different Pelvic Circumferential Compression Devices: A Biomechanical Cadaver Study
- Clinical pathways for fragility fractures of the pelvic ring: personal experience and review of the literature. Rommens, Pol; Ossendorf, Christian; Pairon, Philip; Dietz, Sven-Oliver; Wagner, Daniel; Hofmann, Alexander // Journal of Orthopaedic Science;Jan2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Fragility fractures of the pelvic ring (FFP) are increasing in frequency and require challenging treatment. A new comprehensive classification considers both fracture morphology and degree of instability. The classification system also provides recommendations for type and invasiveness of...
- Is Fixation Failure After Plate Fixation of the Symphysis Pubis Clinically Important? Morris, Stephen; Loveridge, Jeremy; Smart, David; Ward, Anthony; Chesser, Tim // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Aug2012, Vol. 470 Issue 8, p2154
Background: Plate fixation is a recognized treatment for pelvic ring injuries involving disruption of the pubic symphysis. Although fixation failure is well known, it is unclear whether early or late fixation failure is clinically important. Questions/purposes: We therefore determined (1) the...
- ILIZAROV FOR PELVIC FRACTURES. Ramalingam, Aruchamy; Vasanthapriya, Subramaniyam; Choy Yee Yi; Chong Ying Jiun; srinivas, Prem // International Online Medical Conference (IOMC) Conference Procee;2010, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p316
Aim of the study: We aim to use ilizarov method to correct the displacement of fragments in pelvic fractures in patients who are not fit for anaesthesia. As the procedure requires only local anaesthesia, it can be performed even at any peripheral centers.
- Systemic Administration of PTH 1-84 for Fracture Repair: An Exciting Prospect. Einhorn, Thomas A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;9/7/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 17, pe102-1
The author discusses a report within the issue, "Parathyroid Hormone 1-84 Accelerates Fracture-Healing in Pubic Bones of Elderly Osteoporotic Women," by Peter Peichl and team. The study found that parathyroid hormone (PTH) adjuvant therapy improved healing times and functional outcomes in pelvic...
- Pelvic ring injuries. Cooper, Julian // Trauma;Apr2006, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p95
Pelvic ring injuries exhibit a wide spectrum of severity; at times devastating with potentially serious immediate and long-term consequences. The anatomical and mechanistic basis of the injured pelvis is described. The non-operative and surgical management of pelvic ring disruption in the acute...
- ischium. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p438
An encyclopedia entry for "ischium" is presented. It is one of the bones that form the lower part of the pelvis.
- Identifying Occult Arterial Bleeding by a Relaxing (Loosening) Pelvic Stabilization Device in Severe Pelvic Fracture. Klune, John R.; Amesur, Nikhil B.; Bautz, Joshua T.; Puyana, Juan Carlos // American Surgeon;Feb2013, Vol. 79 Issue 2, pE80
The article discusses a case in which occult arterial bleeding was identified when a relaxing or loosening pelvic stabilization device was used in the treatment of a severe pelvic fracture in a 40-year-old man who was in a motorcycle accident. The article notes diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL)...
- The Multiply Injured Trauma Patient: Resuscitation, Rehabilitation, Recovery. Gregg, Shea C.; Heffernan, Daithi S.; Legere, Jason T.; Lilly, Helen M.; Kinsler, Annah; Muschiano, Amy B.; McDonnell, Moira K.; Tober, Kelly L.; Smith, Amy L.; Harrington, David T.; Adams Jr., Charles A. // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Apr2010, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p112
The article discusses the processes of resuscitation, medical rehabilitation, and recovery among trauma patients with multiple injuries. A case of a 73-year-old man is presented with injuries sustained from a ladder fall, resulting to a fractured pelvis with links of tachycardia and hypotension....
- Comment on Shetty et al.: Ipsilateral hip and femoral shaft fractures treated with intramedullary nails. Joshi, Anil; Singh, Baldeep; Singhal, Deepak // International Orthopaedics;Aug2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p579
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Ipsilateral Hip and Femoral Shaft Fractures Treated With Intramedullary Nails" by M. Shantharam Shetty and colleagues.