Document Type: TECHNICAL NOTE

Authors

Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Abstract

 
 
 
 Fractures through the sacroiliac joint are very challenging to treat, technically difficult to reduce through closed methods on account of the multiaxial displacement of fractures fragments, frequently occur in very unwell patients, and have poor outcomes if malreduction is present. We describe a technique utilising the lateral window and a short buttress plate to reduce and stabilize the fragments prior to percutaneous fixation with sacroiliac screws.
 

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