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Pin placement in pelvic external fixation.

Abstract:

Early external fixation of major pelvic fractures reduces haemorrhage and mortality. The best site and method for pin placement remains unresolved. The superior iliac crest is biomechanically disadvantageous and hinders access to the abdomen. Low pin placement between the anterior iliac spines has been proposed as a better solution. A case-controlled study was performed on cadavers using a jig designed to place external fixator pins accurately in the pelvis; the study tested the safety of pin...

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Journal:
Injury
Volume:
24
Issue:
9
Pages:
581-584
Publication date:
1993-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
Source identifiers:
439693
Language:
English
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pubs:439693
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uuid:e0a6164b-dfc4-46c3-8809-72d37722df38
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pubs:439693
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2013-12-13

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