Minimal-invasive percutaneous reduction and transsacral screw fixation for U-shaped fractures.

  title={Minimal-invasive percutaneous reduction and transsacral screw fixation for U-shaped fractures.},
  author={Matthias Alexander K{\"o}nig and Ulrich Seidel and Paul Friedhelm Heini and Rene Orler and Nasir Ali Quraishi and Alexandra Anastasia Boszczyk and Bronek Maximilian Boszczyk},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  volume={26 1},
STUDY DESIGN Technical note and case series. OBJECTIVE To introduce an innovative minimal-invasive surgical procedure reducing surgery time and blood loss in management of U-shaped sacrum fractures. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND Despite their seldom appearance, U-shaped fractures can cause severe neurological deficits and surgical management difficulties. According to the nature of the injury normally occurring in multi-injured patients after a fall from height, a jump, or road traffic accident, U… CONTINUE READING
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