Immediate Management of Pelvic Fractures Resulting from Blunt Trauma - A Concise Update
Journal of Surgery
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 77-82
Received: Dec. 29, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 11, 2016; Published: Jan. 25, 2016
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Seneviratne R. W., Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Kumara M. M. A. J., Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
De Silva P. V., Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Abstract
Pelvic trauma is considered as a management challenge even in the best trauma centres in the world. A patient can bleed to death from injuries of this highly vascular territory. Objective of this review paper is to describe the classification of pelvic trauma and to summarize the current management process of this controversial and complex condition.
Keywords
Major Trauma, Pelvic Fractures, Stabilization of Pelvis, Pelvic Slings, Pelvic Instability
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Seneviratne R. W., Kumara M. M. A. J., De Silva P. V., Immediate Management of Pelvic Fractures Resulting from Blunt Trauma - A Concise Update, Journal of Surgery. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 77-82. doi: 10.11648/j.js.20150306.15
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