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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Classification of Pelvic Fractures:

- Discussion:
   - frx of pubic rami & ipsilateral or contralateral to post injury;
   - APC: APC-I / APC II / APC III
          - open book pelvic injuries;
   - Bucholz Classification
   - Letournel Classification
   - Young Burgess System
   - Lateral Compression: LC-I / LC-II / LC-III
   - Vertical Shear:
          - symphyseal diastasis or vertical displacement anterior and posteriorly, thru the SI joint, occassionally thru the iliac wing and/or sacrum


Review Article: Fracture of the Pelvis: Current Concepts of Classification.

Pelvic ring disruptions: effective classification system and treatment protocols.

Pelvic fracture in multiple trauma: classification by mechanism is key to pattern of organ injury, resuscitative requirements, and outcome.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 6, 2012 1:59 pm