Pelvic Fractures - Video Lecture

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The video contains information about pelvic fractures. Firstly, the anatomy of the pelvis is presented. The author explains its mechanics and function. Fractures of the pelvis can be divided into two types: anterior injury, which is often obvious, easy to diagnose, usually noted on radiographs. It is usually associated with posterior injury or fracture. The posterior one can be occult. It is important to look at the back of the pelvis. The posterior fracture is often more serious. It can cause blood loss and needs surgery. Then the author describes various types of pelvic fractures. Treatment methods are presented.

tags: PELVIS pelvic fracture FRACTURE bleeding


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