Operative Treatment of Acetabular Fractures in an Older Population Through a Limited Ilioinguinal Approach
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 05/07/2012Jeffcoat DM et al.
The limited ilioinguinal approach to certain fracture patterns commonly seen in the elderly was associated with a decreased blood loss and surgical time. Moreover, there was no negative impact on outcomes in this cohort. The benefits of decreased blood loss and shorter operative time have a potential positive impact on management of these injuries.
MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow's important medical news, while providing the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and medical research solutions.