Document Type

Article

Department

Orthopaedic Surgery

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the clinical outcome of percutaneous fixation for unstable pelvic ring injury.
Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at orthopaedics section of Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan from July 2015 to December 2018. Data was retrieved from trauma registry from July 2015 till December 2018, including all patients who underwent percutaneous fixation for pelvic ring injury. Majeed pelvic score was used to determine the functional outcome.
Results: A total number of 30 patients were included, 27(90.0%) adults, and 3(10.0%) paediatrics patients. There were 21(70.0%) males and 9(30.0%)females. . Mean age of patients was 37.1±16.1 years. Post op mean Majeed functional pelvic Score was 85.8. Of the 30 patients, 18 (60.0%) had Excellent, 10 (33.3%) good and 02(6.7%) fair scoring.
Conclusions: Percutaneous fixation of posterior ring injuries has excellent functional outcome, with minimal blood loss and no soft tissue striping..

Publication

JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association

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