Classification of Pelvic Fractures - Ian McDermott 5/9/2002

 

Brief

TILE                (Book)                 1984

Author

Tile M    ( Toronto )

Title

Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum

Reference

Baltimore : Williams and Wilkins

Summary

Classic book. Most of the diagrams seen elsewhere come from here.

Critique

Goes through anatomy, biomechanics, classification, treatment, complications

 

Brief

YOUNG           Radiology           1986

Author

Young JWR, Burgess AR, Brumback RJ, Poka A   ( Maryland )

Title

Pelvic fractures: value of plain radiography in early assessment and management.

Reference

Radiology 1986; 160: 445-451

Summary

Identified 4 patterns of causal forces: AP compression, Lateral compression, Vertical shear & Complex.

Critique

Retrospective analysis of 142 cases.

 

Brief

TORODE          J Paed Orthopaedics       1985

Author

Torode I, Zieg D    (Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto )

Title

Pelvic Fractures in Children

Reference

J Ped Orthopaedics 1985; 5(1): 76-84

Summary

Type I = avulsion #s. Type II = iliac wing #s. Type III = simple ring #s. Type IV = Ring Disruption #s. Showed progressive increase in complications and death.

Critique

Retrospective review of 141 cases.

 

Brief

SILBER          J Ped Orthopaedics           2001

Author

Silber J, Flynn J, Koffler, KM, Dormans JP, Drummond DS ( Philadelphia )

Title

Analysis of the Cause, Classification, and Associated Injuries of 166 Consecutive Pediatric Pelvic Fractures.

Reference

J Paed Orthopaedics 2001; 21(4): 446-450

Summary

Torode Type III = most common (63%). Most (60%) = car vs pedestrian.

Critique

Retrospective review of 166 cases.

 



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