A Study on Mode of Injury, Types of Fractures and Associated Trauma in Unstable Pelvic Fractures

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A. R. Arshad
M. R. Rajashekar
. Srinivasan

Abstract

Aim: The present study was aimed to analyze the mode of injury, different type of fractures and associated injuries in patients with unstable pelvic fractures who are later managed by surgical interventions.

Materials and Methods: The study involved 21 cases of unstable pelvic injuries (Tile type B and C) managed surgically patients.

Results: The result showed that out of 21 patients, 6 patients (28.6%) had associated skeletal and/or soft tissue injuries. Of which 9.4% (n=2) patients had nerve injury. Despite aggressive resuscitation including application of external fixators, the mortality of 10-20% remain unchanged.

Conclusion: Anatomic reduction and internal fixation of unstable pelvic injuries gives excellent stability, allows for early mobility with good functional outcome.

Keywords:
Fracture, injury, soft tissue, pelvic ring

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Arshad, A. R., Rajashekar, M. R., & Srinivasan, . (2020). A Study on Mode of Injury, Types of Fractures and Associated Trauma in Unstable Pelvic Fractures. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(12), 86-91. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i1230565
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