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
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Step by step
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 the skin over the previously marked line.
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