Assessment of pelvic ring stability after injury. Indications for surgical stabilization.


Journal Article (Review)

The indications for surgical stabilization of pelvic ring injuries are based on an assessment of the extent of disruption of the pelvic ring and the associated deformity of the bony pelvis. The relevant anatomy and biomechanics or the pelvis, pelvic ring injury classifications, initial assessment, and emergent treatment of patients with pelvic ring injuries is reviewed, and a discussion or indications for surgical stabilization of pelvic ring disruptions is presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Olson, SA; Pollak, AN

Published Date

  • August 1996

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 15 - 27

PubMed ID

  • 8769432

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8769432

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00003086-199608000-00004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States