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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29042693/occult-sources-of-bleeding-in-blunt-trauma-a-narrative-review
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REVIEW
Tetsuya Yumoto, Yoshinori Kosaki, Yasuaki Yamakawa, Atsuyoshi Iida, Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Taihei Yamada, Kohei Tsukahara, Hiromichi Naito, Takaaki Osako, Atsunori Nakao
Worldwide, hemorrhagic shock in major trauma remains a major potentially preventable cause of death. Controlling bleeding and subsequent coagulopathy is a big challenge. Immediate assessment of unidentified bleeding sources is essential in blunt trauma patients with hemorrhagic shock. Chest/pelvic X-ray in conjunction with ultrasonography have been established classically as initial diagnostic imaging modalities to identify the major sources of internal bleeding including intra-thoracic, intra-abdominal, or retroperitoneal hemorrhage related to pelvic fracture...
October 2017: Acta Medica Okayama
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040235/acetabular-fractures-in-children-and-adolescents-comparison-of-isolated-acetabular-fractures-and-acetabular-fractures-associated-with-pelvic-ring-injuries
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Christiane G Kruppa, Debra L Sietsema, Justin D Khoriaty, Marcel Dudda, Thomas A Schildhauer, Clifford B Jones
OBJECTIVES: To compare mechanism of injury, fracture pattern, displacement, clinical and radiographic outcome of isolated acetabular fractures (Group 1) versus acetabular fractures associated with a pelvic ring injury (Group 2). DESIGN: Retrospective cohort comparative analysis. SETTING: Private orthopaedic practice associated with a level one teaching trauma center. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS: Mechanism of injury, fracture pattern, displacement and treatment, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), leg length discrepancy (LLD) and hip dysplasia...
October 7, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040129/postoperative-ct-is-superior-for-acetabular-fracture-reduction-assessment-and-reliably-predicts-hip-survivorship
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Diederik O Verbeek, Jelle P van der List, Jordan C Villa, David S Wellman, David L Helfet
BACKGROUND: Postoperative pelvic radiographs are routinely used to assess acetabular fracture reduction. We compared radiographs and computed tomography (CT) with regard to their ability to detect residual fracture displacement. We also determined the association between the quality of reduction as assessed on CT and hip survivorship and identified risk factors for conversion to total hip arthroplasty (THA). METHODS: Patients were included in the study who had undergone acetabular fracture fixation between 1992 and 2012, who were followed for ≥2 years (or until early THA), and for whom radiographs and a pelvic CT scan were available...
October 18, 2017: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029779/redefining-the-abdominal-seatbelt-sign-enhanced-ct-imaging-metrics-improve-injury-prediction
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Michael C Johnson, Brian J Eastridge
INTRODUCTION: The abdominal seatbelt sign (ASBS) has an established association with abdominal injury, yet its definition remains ill-defined. We hypothesize specific imaging characteristics associated with the ASBS such as location above the pelvic brim and depth of abdominal wall contusion would better predict underlying injury and need for operative intervention. METHODS: We performed a retrospective chart review of subjects suffering from restrained motor vehicle collisions (MVC) evaluated at a level one trauma facility from 2010 to 2015...
September 18, 2017: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026927/diagnostics-and-early-treatment-in-prehospital-and-emergency-room-phase-in-suspicious-pelvic-ring-fractures
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Uwe Schweigkofler, B Wohlrath, H Trentsch, J Greipel, N Tamimi, R Hoffmann, D Wincheringer
BACKGROUND: Testing for mechanical stability in pelvic ring fractures is advocated for the initial assessment and management of pelvic ring fractures. A survey among trauma surgeons showed that 91% agree with this recommendation. The aim of the present study was to describe the actual workup of patients with a high risk for unstable pelvic fractures in daily routine. METHODS: We performed a prospective multicenter observational study on patients admitted to the emergency room with suspected pelvic ring fractures...
October 12, 2017: European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery: Official Publication of the European Trauma Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29023379/effect-of-early-pelvic-binder-use-in-the-emergency-management-of-suspected-pelvic-trauma-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Sheng-Der Hsu, Cheng-Jueng Chen, Yu-Ching Chou, Sheng-Hao Wang, De-Chuan Chan
BACKGROUND: We aimed to evaluate the effect of early pelvic binder use in the emergency management of suspected pelvic trauma, compared with the conventional stepwise approach. METHODS: We enrolled trauma patients with initial stabilization using a pelvic binder when suspecting pelvic injury. The inclusion criteria were traumatic injury requiring a trauma team and at least one of the following: a loss of consciousness or a Glasgow coma score (GCS) of <13; systolic blood pressure of <90 mmHg; falling from ≥6 m; injury to multiple vital organs; and suspected pelvic injury...
October 12, 2017: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28993913/pelvic-fractures-in-the-netherlands-epidemiology-characteristics-and-risk-factors-for-in-hospital-mortality-in-the-older-and-younger-population
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Diederik O Verbeek, Kornelis J Ponsen, Marta Fiocco, Sonia Amodio, Luke P H Leenen, J Carel Goslings
PURPOSE: To examine nationwide epidemiology of pelvic fractures in the Netherlands and to compare characteristics and outcome of older versus younger patients as well as predictors for in-hospital mortality. METHODS: Retrospective review of pelvic fracture patients admitted to all Dutch hospitals (2008-2012) utilizing National Trauma Registry. Average annual incidence of (minor and major) pelvic fractures was calculated for the population. Older (≥ 65 years) and younger (< 65 years) patients were compared...
October 9, 2017: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28993565/a-retrospective-study-of-radiographic-abnormalities-in-the-repositories-for-thoroughbreds-at-yearling-sales-in-japan
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Daisuke Miyakoshi, Hiroyuki Senba, Mitsumori Shikichi, Masaya Maeda, Ryo Shibata, Kazuhiro Misumi
This study aimed to evaluate whether radiographic abnormalities at yearling sales were associated with the failure to start racing at 2-3 years of age. Radiographic abnormalities in the carpal (n=852), tarsal (n=976), metacarpophalangeal (n=1,055), and metatarsophalangeal joints (n=1,031) from 1,082 horses, recorded at yearling sale, were reviewed. Eighty-two horses (7.6%) failed to start racing. Radiographic abnormalities such as wedged or collapsed tarsal bones, irregular lucency of a sagittal ridge at the distal aspect of the distal third metatarsal bone, and proximal dorsal fragmentation of the first phalanx in metatarsophalangeal joints were associated with failure to start racing in these horses...
October 6, 2017: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28990979/mortality-after-high-energy-pelvic-fractures-in-patients-of-age-65-or-older
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Dayley S Keil, Steven Gross, Rachel B Seymour, Stephen Sims, Madhav A Karunakar
OBJECTIVES: To document in-hospital and 1-year mortality rates following high-energy pelvic fracture in patients age 65 or older as compared to a younger cohort. DESIGN: Retrospective review. SETTING: Urban level 1 academic trauma center. PATIENTS: Seventy consecutive patients age ≥ 65 years treated for pelvic fracture resulting from high-energy mechanism from 2008 to 2011. One hundred forty patients age 18-64 were matched to the study population based on mechanism of injury and OTA Code 61 subtype for comparison...
September 29, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28989838/sacral-fractures-and-associated-injuries
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REVIEW
Ricardo Rodrigues-Pinto, Mark F Kurd, Gregory D Schroeder, Christopher K Kepler, James C Krieg, Jörg H Holstein, Carlo Bellabarba, Reza Firoozabadi, F Cumhur Oner, Frank Kandziora, Marcel F Dvorak, Conor P Kleweno, Luiz R Vialle, S Rajasekaran, Klause J Schnake, Alexander R Vaccaro
STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this review is to describe the injuries associated with sacral fractures and to analyze their impact on patient outcome. METHODS: A comprehensive narrative review of the literature was performed to identify the injuries associated with sacral fractures. RESULTS: Sacral fractures are uncommon injuries that result from high-energy trauma, and that, due to their rarity, are frequently underdiagnosed and mistreated...
October 2017: Global Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988807/increased-risk-for-complications-following-removal-of-hardware-in-patients-with-liver-disease-pilon-or-pelvic-fractures-a-regression-analysis
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Bryan D Brown, Justin N Steinert, John W Stelzer, Richard S Yoon, Joshua R Langford, Kenneth J Koval
PURPOSE: Indications for removing orthopedic hardware on an elective basis varies widely. Although viewed as a relatively benign procedure, there is a lack of data regarding overall complication rates after fracture fixation. The purpose of this study is to determine the overall short-term complication rate for elective removal of orthopedic hardware after fracture fixation and to identify associated risk factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Adult patients indicated for elective hardware removal after fracture fixation between July 2012 and July 2016 were screened for inclusion...
October 3, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28979645/percutaneous-iliosacral-screw-fixation-in-unstable-pelvic-fractures
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Hicham Bousbaa, Mohammed Ouahidi, Jamal Louaste, Mourad Bennani, Tawfiq Cherrad, Hassan Jezzari, El Houssine Kasmaoui, Khalid Rachid, Laarbi Amhajji
Surgical treatment of unstable pelvic fractures Type C, has a vertical instability that is not controlled by traction and supine; therefore, orthopedic and functional treatments undertaken by default are sources of complications. The closed reduction with percutaneous sacroiliac fixation solves the problem of vertical instability; but at the cost of learning the method. Five patients with unstable pelvic fractures; were treated by percutaneous sacroiliac fixation. This reliable and useful method in the stabilization of unstable pelvic fractures...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978258/hypovolemic-shock-caused-by-delayed-onset-superior-gluteal-artery-rupture-successfully-treated-with-arteriographic-embolization
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YongHun Kim, WooSurng Lee
INTRODUCTION: Rupture of the superior gluteal artery (SGA) is usually associated with pelvic bone fractures and acetabular fractures secondary to blunt trauma. However, despite recent advances in technologies and tools, rupture of the SGA remains a challenging problem because it is difficult to manage and is frequently associated with significantly high mortality and morbidity. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We present a case of an 82-year-old man, who presented to our emergency department after a cultivator turnover accident and who showed stable initial vital signs and manifested only as blunt buttock traumatic contusion without any pelvic bone or acetabular fracture, which resulted in delayed massive bleeding from the SGA on eight days after trauma...
October 4, 2017: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28971089/posterior-sacroiliac-osteotomy-an-alternative-to-the-ilioinguinal-approach-for-pelvic-reconstruction-in-misalignment-lesions
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João Antonio Matheus Guimarães, Vinícius Magno da Rocha, André Luiz Loyelo Barcellos
Pelvic ring fractures occur in association with potentially fatal lesions, whose treatment is a priority in the polytrauma setting. As consequence, the definitive orthopedic approach may be postponed, leading patients to chronic and potentially disabling deformities. The treatment of these deformities is a challenge, requiring highly complex and staged surgical reconstructions. The ilioinguinal approach has been widely used in these surgeries, because it allows the release and mobilization of the hemipelvis and, in some cases, anterior fixation of the sacroiliac joint...
2017: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28964921/percutaneous-posterior-fixation-for-unstable-pelvic-ring-fractures
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C Tempelaere, C Vincent, C Court
INTRODUCTION: Several posterior fixation techniques for unstable pelvic ring fractures have been described. Here we present a minimally invasive, percutaneous technique to fix the two posterior iliac crests using spinal instrumentation. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Between September 2008 and March 2012, 11 patients with a mean age of 36.4 years were operated because of a vertically unstable Tile C pelvic ring fracture. Posterior fixation was performed using two polyaxial screws in each iliac crest with two subfascial connector rods...
September 27, 2017: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28959427/raised-serum-lactate-in-a-cirrhotic-patient-presenting-after-a-trivial-fall
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Olusegun M Ayeko, Jonathan Barrow, Michael O Ayeko
We present the case of a pelvic fracture in a 69-year-old man with Child-Pugh class C cirrhosis who presented to the Accident and Emergency department after a slip on wet grass. After initially being systemically well, he became haemodynamically unstable in the Emergency department requiring resuscitation via the massive transfusion pathway. He was admitted to intensive care unit for resuscitation following a CT angiogram which showed no arterial bleed, but significant retroperitoneal haematoma. He received a prophylactic embolization of the internal iliac artery 2 days later and his acetabular fracture was managed with skeletal traction...
September 2017: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28958630/anatomical-evidence-for-the-anterior-plate-fixation-of-sacroiliac-joint
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Zhibiao Bai, Shichang Gao, Jia Liu, Anlin Liang, Weihua Yu
BACKGROUND: The iatrogenic injuries to the lumbar nerves during the fixation the sacroiliac (SI) joint fractures with anterior plates were often reported. No specific method had been reported to avoid it. This study was done to find a safer way of placing the anterior plates and screws for treating the sacroiliac (SI) joint fracture and/or dislocation. METHODS: The research was performed using 8 male and 7 female normal corpse pelvic specimens preserved by 10% formalin solution...
September 25, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Science: Official Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28955172/associated-posterior-pelvic-injury-patterns-in-transverse-oriented-acetabular-fracture
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Ozgur Selek, Tuncay Baran, Umit Gok, Halil Ceylan, Ahmet Yilmaz Sarlak
OBJECTIVE: Our study analyzed the incidence of posterior pelvic injury patterns and their influence on the surgical treatment of transverse-oriented acetabular fractures . METHODS: Fifty-one transverse-oriented acetabular fracture cases admitted between 1999 and 2013 were evaluated retrospectively. Comparative studies were performed for groups organized by acetabular fracture type, degree of sacroiliac separation, and postoperative reduction quality . RESULTS: Associated posterior pelvic injuries were found in 34 (66...
July 2017: Acta Ortopedica Brasileira
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28953683/classic-hodgkin-lymphoma-in-pelvis-a-case-report-highlights-diagnosis-and-treatment-challenges
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Fan Tang, Li Min, Yunxia Ye, Bo Tang, Yong Zhou, Wenli Zhang, Chongqi Tu
RATIONALE: Classic Hodgkin lymphoma with pelvic involvement is a rare entity. Diagnosis and treatment for such an uncommon disease are challenging. Here we report a special case of classic Hodgkin lymphoma in pelvis. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 20-year-old woman was admitted to our department due to left hip symptoms. The patient reported a history of drenching night sweats, low-grade fever, pruritic rash on the body, and an almost 15% weight loss during the previous 3 months...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951641/midterm-radiologic-and-functional-outcomes-of-minimally-invasive-fixation-of-unstable-pelvic-fractures-using-anterior-internal-fixator-infix-and-percutaneous-iliosacral-screws
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Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Aju Bosco, Ramesh Perumal, Jeyaramaraju Dheenadhayalan, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran
BACKGROUND: Anterior pelvic external fixation is associated with pin site infections, aseptic loosening with loss of reduction, frame bulkiness hindering patient mobilization and consequent difficulties in inpatient nursing. We performed a single-center prospective series to evaluate the feasibility, safety, limitations and midterm radiologic and functional outcomes of an alternative minimally invasive pelvic internal fixation technique using an anterior subcutaneous pelvic internal fixator (INFIX) and percutaneous iliosacral screws in unstable pelvic ring fractures...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
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