Open reduction and internal fixation of a traumatic diastasis of the pubic symphysis: one-year radiological and functional outcomes.

@article{Putnis2011OpenRA,
  title={Open reduction and internal fixation of a traumatic diastasis of the pubic symphysis: one-year radiological and functional outcomes.},
  author={Sven Putnis and Rachel Pearce and Umar J Wali and Martin D Bircher and M Rickman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={78-84}
}
The aim of this study was to review the number of patients operated on for traumatic disruption of the pubic symphysis who developed radiological signs of movement of the anterior pelvic metalwork during the first post-operative year, and to determine whether this had clinical implications. A consecutive series of 49 patients undergoing internal fixation of a traumatic diastasis of the pubic symphysis were studied. All underwent anterior fixation of the diastasis, which was frequently combined… CONTINUE READING
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