Vertical shear injuries: is there a relationship between residual displacement and functional outcome?

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BACKGROUND Residual vertical displacement is often cited as being related to poor outcome in patients with pelvic injuries. This study attempts to clarify the relationship between residual vertical displacement and functional outcome. METHODS From 1982 to 1989, over 500 patients with pelvic ring injuries were treated at two Level I trauma centers. Thirty… (More)

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@article{Nepola1999VerticalSI, title={Vertical shear injuries: is there a relationship between residual displacement and functional outcome?}, author={James V Nepola and Scott W. Trenhaile and M. A. Miranda and Sally Butterfield and Doug C Fredericks and Bernie Riemer}, journal={The Journal of trauma}, year={1999}, volume={46 6}, pages={1024-9; discussion 1029-30} }