Pelvic anatomy relative to lumbosacral instrumentation.

  title={Pelvic anatomy relative to lumbosacral instrumentation.},
  author={Freeman Miller and Colin F Moseley and J. Koreska},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders},
  volume={3 2},
Anatomical study of 72 pelves revealed that the most substantial area of bone that could best support a rod for surgical fixation is the body of the ilium, with the best part of the bone being the area above the sciatic notch. Placement of the rods into the body of the ilium provides good fixation but requires complex bending of the rods and a good three-dimensional perception of the osseous anatomy of the pelvis. This study was undertaken to define the intraosseous anatomy and the range of… CONTINUE READING