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ACE Report #12034
Ace Report Cover Trauma

OTA 2019: Small improvement with ORIF vs. non-op treatment of LC pelvic fractures


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Clinical Trial Comparing Operative versus Nonoperative Fixation of Minimally Displaced Lateral Compression Pelvic Fractures

Contributing Authors: G Slobogean Greg E Gaski Jason W Nascone Marcus F Sciadini Roman Natoli T Manson Christopher T LeBrun Todd O McKinley Walter W Virkus Anthony T Sorkin K Brown Andrea Lynn Howe Joshua Rudnicki Blessing Enobun NN O'Hara Jeff Gill RV O'Toole

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Synopsis

Lateral compression (LC) pelvic fractures are common, and often best management is unclear. The authors randomized 94 patients to surgery (n = 44) or non-operative treatment (n = 50). Most fractures were LC-1 type fractures. Outcomes were the 10-point Brief Pain Inventory (BPI), the 100-point Majeed pelvis score. Surgery resulted in a 0.9 reduction in BPI score and a 7.7 score improvement in the M...

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