Percutaneous Versus Open Treatment of Posterior Pelvic Ring Injuries: Changes in Practice Patterns Over Time.

@article{Gire2018PercutaneousVO,
  title={Percutaneous Versus Open Treatment of Posterior Pelvic Ring Injuries: Changes in Practice Patterns Over Time.},
  author={Jacob D Gire and Sam Y Jiang and Michael James Gardner and Julius A. Bishop},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={
          457-460
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine how the utilization of open versus percutaneous treatment of posterior pelvic ring injuries in early-career orthopaedic surgeons has changed over time. METHODS Case log data from surgeons testing in the trauma subspecialty for part II of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery examination from 2003 to 2015 were evaluated. Current procedural terminology codes for percutaneous fixation (27216) and open fixation (27218) of the posterior pelvic ring were evaluated using a… CONTINUE READING
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