Extraarticular fractures after periacetabular osteotomy.

@article{Espinosa2008ExtraarticularFA,
  title={Extraarticular fractures after periacetabular osteotomy.},
  author={N. Rodriguez Espinosa and Joshua Strassberg and {\'E}tienne L Belzile and Michael B. Millis and Young-jo Kim},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2008},
  volume={466 7},
  pages={1645-51}
}
UNLABELLED Extraarticular fractures of the pelvic ring after periacetabular osteotomy could impair stability of the acetabular fragment and cause poor clinical and radiographic outcomes. We evaluated 17 patients (17 hips) with fractures of either the ipsilateral os pubis (n = 12) or os ischium (n = 5) during the postoperative period after periacetabular osteotomy. Ischial fractures seemed more debilitating with two of five resulting in painful nonunions for which additional surgery was… CONTINUE READING

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