1132 Pelvic Fractures

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About the course

Deciding on the best form of treatment and the surgical repair of the resulting injuries can be challenging in pelvic trauma. In many cases you may have to deal with the patient yourself where referral to a more experienced surgeon is not an option on financial grounds. This course is specifically designed to help you to become more proficient in decision-making and in the surgical treatment of some of the most commonly seen injuries of this region.

What you'll learn:

  • How to assess your patient and prioritise treatment
  • Sacroiliac luxations - your best treatment options
  • Hip luxations - decrease the chance of reluxation
  • Ilial shaft fractures - surgical repair options
  • Coping with acetabular fractures
  • Extensive 'hands-on' practical wet lab sessions with guidance from expert tutors - develop your practical and decision-making skills

Course Tutors:

Jonathan Pink BSc BVetMed CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

Dylan Clements BSc(Hons) BVSc PhD DipECVS DSAS(Orth) MRCVS

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