Episode 539

BIG T Trauma Series Ep. 16 – Pelvic Fractures

EP. 539 •

Oct 31

• 56 MIN

BIG T Trauma Series Ep. 16 – Pelvic Fractures

OVERVIEW

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 as for a practical discussion about best to manage gnarly pelvic fractures.  From binders to angioembolization to pelvic packing to REBOA, we cover it all.

Papers:

  1. Burlew et al, Preperitoneal pelvic packing reduces mortality in patients with life-threatening hemorrhage due to unstable pelvic fractures. J Trauma 2017: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27893645/
  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: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34991126/
  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: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35799073/
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