Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

Authors: Rahul Banerjee, Peter Brink, Matej Cimerman, Tim Pohlemann, Matevz Tomazevic

Pelvic ring - Intact posterior arch, uni- or bilateral fracture anterior arch - ORIF - pubic ramus (plate)

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Anterior to pubic symphysis

The surgical approach to the anterior part of the pelvic ring is useful for:

  • Pubic symphysis disruption/diastasis
  • Fractures of the anterior pelvic ring including superior pubic rami

Modified stoppa approach

This approach to the anterior intrapelvic region allows visualization of:

  • The entire symphysis
  • Both pubic bodies
  • The complete superior pubic ramus

v1.0 2015-12-10