OKOJ, Volume 15, No. 9

Pelvic Fractures: Evaluation and Acute Management

Pelvic fractures can result from low- or high-energy injuries. The resultant disruption of the pelvic ring can cause severe disability. A successful outcome depends on a thorough initial evaluation; treatment options include external fixation and longitudinal traction, pelvic packing, and angiographic embolization.

    • Keywords:
    • angiography

    • anteroposterior compression

    • embolization

    • lateral compression