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A Case series of Percutaneous screw fixation for sacroiliac joint results and outcome



Aim The aim of this study is to present clinical and radiological results of patients treated with closed reduction and percutaneous sacroiliac screw fixa ion for unstable pelvic ring fractures. METHODS A retrospective study of six patients who had undergone percutaneous sacroiliac fixation between 2014 and 2015 in our institution. RESULTS All patients had a satisfactory initial reduction. No cases of screw misplacement or neurological deficit were found. Patients were followed up for minimum of 6 months. Functional outcome was assessed using majeed pelvic scoring system. Four patients had            excellent and two patients had good outcome. One patient had associated facial injury which was treated conservatively. CONCLUSION The use of percutaneous sacroiliac screws provides a safe and effective technique for the management of unstable posterior pelvic ring injuries.


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