The bikini area and bikini line as a location for anterior subcutaneous pelvic fixation: an anatomic and clinical investigation.

@article{Vaidya2013TheBA,
  title={The bikini area and bikini line as a location for anterior subcutaneous pelvic fixation: an anatomic and clinical investigation.},
  author={Rahul Vaidya and Bryant W. Oliphant and Rahul Jain and Kerellos Nasr and Radosław Siwiec and Ndidi A Onwudiwe and Anil Sethi},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={392-9}
}
Anterior external fixation for pelvic fractures has been the standard for acute stabilization but definitive treatment often leads to pin tract infection, is uncomfortable, and limits patient mobility. We recently developed a subcutaneous anterior pelvic fixator which addresses these issues (INFIX). The objective of this study is to introduce the Bikini Area and Bikini Line as the subcutaneous anatomical location where this apparatus is placed. A study was preformed on eight cadaveric specimens… CONTINUE READING

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