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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

Department of Orthopaedics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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Saurabh Vashisht
Department of Orthopaedics, PGIMER, Nehru Hospital, 15 Ground Floor, Chandigarh - 160 012
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JODP.JODP_3_20

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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.

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