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The alar roots of the first sacral body are the usual confines for iliosacral screw (IS) placement when stabilizing a sacroiliac joint injury or sacral fracture. The traditional transsacral method of IS placement aligns the screw horizontally through the sacral ala on both the inlet and outlet views of the sacrum. A modified oblique method of IS placement(More)
Total hip arthroplasty is a prevalent orthopedic intervention in the United States. Massive postoperative hematomas are a rare albeit serious complication of the procedure. Sequelae of these hematomas can include lower extremity paralysis from compression of the sciatic nerve. A 66-year-old woman taking aspirin and clopidogrel for coronary stents presented(More)
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