Pregnancy Outcomes After Pelvic Ring Injury

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 05/07/2012

Uncomplicated pregnancies and deliveries are possible after pelvic fracture. The new cesarean delivery rate among these women is significantly increased with over half related to patient and obstetrical preferences. Fracture pattern, minor malalignment, and retained hardware are not absolute indications for cesarean delivery. Neither surgical care of the pelvis or retained fixation precludes successful vaginal delivery.

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