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Infection, fixation failure considered indicators of reoperation in pelvic fractures

Infection, fixation failure considered indicators of reoperation in pelvic fractures
October 24, 2016

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Infection and fixation failure in operatively treated pelvic ring injuries were the most common indicators of unplanned reoperation, according to a study results presented here at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting.

George Ochenjele, MD, and his colleagues reviewed the medical records of 913 patients who had operatively treated pelvic ring injuries within a 12-year time period. The primary endpoint of the study was to measure unplanned index reoperation for infection, fixation, failure, heterotopic ossification and bleeding complication.

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