Operative treatment of acetabular fractures through the ilioinguinal approach. A 10-year perspective.

  • Joel M. Matta
  • Published 1994 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research


The ilioinguinal surgical approach was found to be effective for treatment of 119 (about 33%) of the 373 acetabular fractures treated operatively by the author over a 10-year period. It is indicated for anterior wall, anterior column, associated anterior and posterior hemitransverse fractures, as well as certain both column and transverse fractures. The… (More)


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