Late Complications of Operative Treatment Within Three Weeks of Injury

  • Emile Letournel
  • Robert Judet
  • Reginald A. Elson
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Abstract

Four of the 569 patients with fractures of the acetabulum operated upon within 21 days after the accident developed pseudarthroses (0.7%). These occurred in two both-column fractures and in two associated transverse and posterior wall fractures. All four cases had a slightly imperfect reduction.

Keywords

Arthritis Osteoarthritis Indomethacin Dition Crest 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emile Letournel
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Robert Judet
    • 2
  • Reginald A. Elson
    • 4
  1. 1.Université de Paris VIFrance
  2. 2.Hôpitaux de ParisFrance
  3. 3.Centre Médico-Chirurgical de la Porte de ChoisyParis Cedex 13France
  4. 4.The Northern General HospitalSheffield 5UK

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