Journal of Orthopaedic Diseases and Traumatology

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 8--10

Pinhole effect and manual bowel gas displacement: Simple two tricks for better fluoroscopy imaging in iliosacral screw fixation


Sandeep Patel, Mandeep S Dhillon, Saurabh Vashisht, Vishal Kumar 
 Department of Orthopaedics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Saurabh Vashisht
Department of Orthopaedics, PGIMER, Nehru Hospital, 15 Ground Floor, Chandigarh - 160 012
India

Introduction: Presently written abstract. Material and Methods: Total 50 out of 75 patients with pelvic fractures were managed with ilio-sacral screws. Results: At mean followup of 18 months non had iatrogenic injuries and ilio sacral screws were well within bony corridors. Conclusion: The use of pin hole effect and manual displacement of bowel gas shadows can reduce the margin of error while passing percutaneous iliosacral screws.


How to cite this article:
Patel S, Dhillon MS, Vashisht S, Kumar V. Pinhole effect and manual bowel gas displacement: Simple two tricks for better fluoroscopy imaging in iliosacral screw fixation.J Orthop Dis Traumatol 2020;3:8-10


How to cite this URL:
Patel S, Dhillon MS, Vashisht S, Kumar V. Pinhole effect and manual bowel gas displacement: Simple two tricks for better fluoroscopy imaging in iliosacral screw fixation. J Orthop Dis Traumatol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Jul 5 ];3:8-10
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