Fracture dislocation of the pelvis.
Iliac crest application of the Galaxy Fixator.
Laparotomy possible with fixator in place.
Use of HA-coated screws is recommended.
FROM THE BLOG
Weight bearing and dynamization
Weigh bearing is considered a significant clinical issue particularly when an external fixator has been applied to a lower limb. If mechanical stability is in fact a mandatory condition for promoting fracture healing, other key components for a full recovery of the bone are early weight bearing and dynamization.Read More
Dealing with pin site problems
To prevent and manage pin site problems, the patient should be clearly informed of the protocol he/she needs to follow for pin site care in the post-operative phase. And not only the patient, but all people involved in the healing process outside the hospital should know the protocol.Read More