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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 110-113

Sacroiliac screw fixation: A mini review of surgical technique


1 Physician, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia
2 Neurosurgeon, Hospital CARI Barranquilla, Barranquilla, Colombia
3 Neurosurgeon, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia

Correspondence Address:
Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
University of Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias
Colombia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-8237.142303

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The sacral percutaneous fixation has many advantages but can be associated with a significant exposure to X-ray radiation. Currently, sacroiliac screw fixation represents the only minimally invasive technique to stabilize the posterior pelvic ring. It is a technique that should be used by experienced surgeons. We present a practical review of important aspects of this technique.


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