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Reduction of the posterior pelvic ring by non-invasive stabilisation: a report of two cases
  1. A Qureshi,
  2. A McGee,
  3. J P Cooper,
  4. K M Porter
  1. Selly Oak Hospital, Raddlebarn Road, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr K M Porter
 Trauma Department, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Selly Oak Hospital, Raddlebarn Road, Birmingham B29 6JD UK;


We demonstrate radiological evidence that an external pelvic splint is effective at reducing open book pelvic fractures. Its use in the pre-hospital and emergency department settings should be encouraged in the initial management and resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures.

  • AP, anteroposterior
  • CT, computed tomography
  • external splintage
  • haemorrhage reduction
  • pelvic fractures

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  • Competing interests: none declared