Pelvic fractures and traumatic lesions of the posterior urethra.

@article{Zingg1990PelvicFA,
  title={Pelvic fractures and traumatic lesions of the posterior urethra.},
  author={Ernst Zingg and G A Casanova and Balz Isler and Michael B. Sohn},
  journal={European urology},
  year={1990},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={27-32}
}
We report on the retrospective analysis of 61 traumatic lesions of the posterior urethra in a fractured pelvis. In collaboration with the orthopedic surgeons, 44 cases could be classified with regard to the nature and mechanism of the pelvic fracture. No direct relationship between the structural integrity of the dorsal ring segment and the urological pathology could be established. However, the mechanism of injury in 35/44 cases with pelvic girdle injuries and urethral pathology appears to be… CONTINUE READING