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A Journal on Orthopedics and Traumatology

Official Journal of the Piedmontese-Ligurian-Lombard Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
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Ferquency: Quarterly

ISSN 0026-4911

Online ISSN 1827-1707

 

Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2007 October;58(5):447-58

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The initial treatment of severe pelvic ring injuries. A review

Totterman A

Department of Orthopaedics Uppsala University Hospital Uppsala, Sweden

Severe pelvic ring injuries are rare, but potentially lethal. In survivors these injuries are associated with high morbidity. Proper initial treatment of these patients offers the possibility for reduced mortality as well as improved long-term outcome. However, both their initial assessment and their early management are complex and controversial. The following review attempts to summarize the current knowledge of the early management of patients following pelvic trauma.

language: English


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