The incidence of pelvic and acetabular fractures is constantly increasing due to motorcycle and work accidents. Today, multidisciplinary approaches between orthopaedic surgeon, general surgeon and anaesthetist have decreased the mortality rate in patients presenting this type of bone lesion. Furthermore, recent improvements in diagnostic and therapeutic assessment have provided for better comprehension of the exent and nature of alterations an for the most accurate treatment that make early rehabilitation and the complete social recovery possible.
|Translated title of the contribution||Injuries of the pelvis and acetabulum|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica|
|Publication status||Published - 1998|
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