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A prospective case series for a minimally invasive internal fixation device for anterior pelvic ring fractures

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Background

External fixation is commonly used as a means of definitive fixation of pelvic fractures. Pin site infection is common, with some cases of osteomyelitis and inpatient nursing can be challenging. The aim of this study is to report the outcomes and complications of an alternative minimally invasive technique, known as INFIX, utilising spinal pedicle screws inserted into the supra-acetabular bone and connected by a subcutaneous rod.

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A single-centre...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher copy:
10.1186/s13018-016-0468-9

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
135
Publication date:
2017-09-11
Acceptance date:
2017-03-22
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EISSN:
1749-799X
Pmid:
27825365
Source identifiers:
659999

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