Sacroiliac joint compression using an anterior pelvic compressor: a mechanical study in synthetic bone.


OBJECTIVES Pelvic external fixation pins placed in the supraacetabular region, directed posteriorly, and mounted with a femoral distractor as a compressor may impart compression forces across the sacroiliac joint. This would be useful for indirect reduction and stabilization of the posterior pelvis. The purpose of this study was to determine the forces… (More)



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