The floating hip injury: patterns of injury.

  title={The floating hip injury: patterns of injury.},
  author={Meir Liebergall and Rami Mosheiff and Ori Safran and Amos Peyser and David Segal},
  volume={33 8},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between mechanism of injury, type of femoral fracture and type of acetabular fracture in floating hip injury. DESIGN Historical retrospective. PATIENTS Twenty consecutive patients who sustained a floating hip injury, i.e. simultaneous ipsilateral fracture of the acetabulum and the femur. INTERVENTION Statistical analysis of the correlation between the mechanism of injury and fracture type. RESULTS Two main patterns of floating hip injury were… CONTINUE READING
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