[External fixators in treatment of severe fractures of the pelvis].


The use of external fixation for pelvic injuries is mainly determined by the type of pelvic girdle fracture and by the severity of the general injury. Exact diagnosis of the extent of injuries can be made with a pelvic X-ray a.p. Pennal's technique and CT imaging. The iliosacral joint can be repositioned by transduced compression via Schanzscrews inserted… (More)