BIG T Trauma Series Ep. 16 – Pelvic Fractures

EP. 539Oct. 31, 202257:41
On this episode of the BIG T Trauma series Drs. Patrick Georgoff, Teddy Puzio, and Jason Brill discuss hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures.  These patients are sick!!  Really sick.  Join us for a practical discussion about the best way to manage gnarly pelvic fractures.  From binders to angioembolization to pelvic packing to REBOA, we cover it all.  

  1. Burlew et al, Preperitoneal pelvic packing reduces mortality in patients with life-threatening hemorrhage due to unstable pelvic fractures. J Trauma 2017:
  2. McDonogh et al, Preperitoneal packing versus angioembolization for the initial management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Trauma 2022:
  3. Li et al, Role of pelvic packing in the first attention given to hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture patients: a meta-analysis, J ournal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022:
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