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Percutaneous Fixation of the Columns of the Acetabulum: A New Technique

Starr, Adam J.; Reinert, Charles M.; Jones, Alan L.

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: January 1998 - Volume 12 - Issue 1 - p 51-58
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A technique for percutaneous placement of cannulated screws in the acetabulum is presented. Surgical technique is described, and fluoroscopic imaging techniques used to guide screw placement are also illustrated. The technique was used to limit soft tissue dissection in three patients. Results and examples are presented.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

Accepted October 10, 1997.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Adam J. Starr, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235-8883, U.S.A.

No financial project support of this research project occurred. The authors have received nothing of value.

This manuscript does not contain information about medical devices.

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