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Minimally Invasive Stabilization with Percutaneous Screws Fixation of APC-3 Pelvic Ring Injury
J Trauma Inj 1999;():-
Published online December 28, 2018
© 2018 The Korean Society of Trauma.

Beom-Soo Kim, M.D.1, Jong-Keon Oh, M.D.1, Jae-Woo Cho, M.D.1, Do-Hyun Yeo, M.D.1, Jun-Min Cho, M.D.2

Departments of 1Orthopedic Surgery, 2General Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Jun-Min Cho, M.D.
Department of General Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, 148 Gurodong-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul 08308, Korea
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Received May 31, 2018; Revised August 29, 2018; Accepted September 3, 2018.
Abstract
Pelvic fractures are associated with life-threatening injuries and high rates of morbidity and mortality. Management of internal blood loss associated with unstable pelvic ring injuries is paramount during the initial period. The reconstruction of the pelvic ring is of importance because it is a major contributor to the stability of the pelvic ring. We report the case of a 25-year-old man who had an unstable pelvic ring fracture combined with rupture of an obturator artery and had a successful and satisfactory treatment using minimally invasive surgery with percutaneous antegrade screw fixation.
Keywords : Pelvis; Fracture; Osteosynthesis; Minimally invasive surgical procedure; Therapeutic embolization


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