Young Burgess System

- Discussion:
    - w/ Young-Burgess system, stability or lack of stability can be judged fracture pattern, direction of the force of injury, and by knowledge of pelvic ligamentous anatomy;
    - in Lateral Compression frx, force of injury is from side & is assoc w/ horizontally oriented pubic frx;
    - Lateral Compression Classification:
         - LC-I
         - LC-II
         - LC-III
    - Anterior Posterior Compression Frx:
         - APC I
         - APC II
         - APC III

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

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 6, 2012 2:01 pm