Pubic Symphysis Fusion

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Nikolaos K. Kanakaris


Chronic pain secondary to osteitis pubis.

Postpartum pelvic instability.


Pubis Symphysis Vicryl Suture Superior Pubic Ramus Implant Removal Impaired Bone Healing 
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Further Reading

  1. Giannoudis PV, Chalidis BE, Roberts CS. Internal fixation of traumatic diastasis of pubic symphysis: is plate removal essential? Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008;128(3):325–31.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bagchi K, Uhl RL. Fixation of pubic symphyseal disruptions: One or two plates? Orthopedics. 2009;32(6):427.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Haider NR, Syed RA, Dermady D. Osteitis pubis: an important pain generator in women with lower pelvic or abdominal pain: a case report and literature review. Pain Physician. 2005;8(1):145–7.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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