Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach
Play

Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach

This Pelvic Ring – Anterior Approach course will teach you:

  • To access the pubic symphysis and superior pubic ramii. This is most often followed by open reduction and fixation of displaced superior pubic ramus fractures or to treat pubic symphysis disruption and diastasis.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Pelvic Ring – Anterior Approach:

  • Urinary bladder injury
  • Opening of the peritoneum
  • Avoidance of rectus abdominis muscle transection
  • Fascial necrosis

With the following tips you might perform the Pelvic Ring – Anterior Approach even better:

  • Incision with optimal cosmetic result
  • Combining pelvic ring approach with laparotomy
  • Additional dissection for reduction clamp placement
  • Direction of screw placement
  • Optimizing visualization by extension of the skin incision
  • Extending the approach to expose the acetabulum
  • Urinary catheter inspection
  • Subfascial knot
  • Wound closure: reducing infection risk

After studying the Pelvic Ring – Anterior Approach course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Bladder injury
  • Venous plexus bleeding
  • Abdominal hernia

You might also be interested in:

Pubic Symphysis – Anterior Approach

Step by step

Superficial dissection

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin in a Pfannenstiel manner: horizontally in a slightly curved direction for a length of 5-10 cm, centered a finger breadth above the pubic symphysis.

Incise

Incise the skin over the previously marked line.

Do you want to learn the complete step-by-step of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 procedures.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the anatomy of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the objectives of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the preoperative of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the postoperative of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to take the test of "Pelvic Ring - Anterior Approach"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision course

Free Try course

Membership

Unlimited access to all 318 courses.

20 per month Get started