Early results of percutaneous iliosacral screws placed with the patient in the supine position.

@article{Routt1995EarlyRO,
  title={Early results of percutaneous iliosacral screws placed with the patient in the supine position.},
  author={Milton Lee Chip Routt and Philip James Kregor and Peter T. Simonian and Keith A Mayo},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={1995},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={207-14}
}
The operative management of pelvic ring fractures and dislocations is difficult. Posterior pelvic ring disruptions are often associated with severe soft-tissue injuries and high infection rates. Percutaneous iliosacral screw fixation of the posterior pelvis has become popular with improved fluoroscopic imaging techniques. The percutaneous iliosacral screw technique after closed reduction of the posterior pelvic disruption minimally violates the soft-tissue envelope and should diminish both the… CONTINUE READING

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