Acute and Chronic Pelvic Dissociation

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
  • Eleftherios Tsiridis
  • Michael Nogler
  • Neil P. Sheth
  • Christopher M. Melnic
  • Wayne G. Paprosky
  • Fritz Thorey
  • Stanislav Bondarenko
  • Volodymyr Filippenko
  • Volodymyr Mezentsev


PD is the loss of structural bone or fracture that separates completely the superior (ilium) from the inferior pelvis (ischiopubic segment) through the anterior and posterior columns of the acetabulum [1, 2]. It is a rare complication that ranges between 1 and 8% in revision THA series. Patients at risk are women, patients suffering from RA, and those with history of radiation therapy [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
    • 1
  • Eleftherios Tsiridis
    • 2
  • Michael Nogler
    • 3
  • Neil P. Sheth
    • 4
  • Christopher M. Melnic
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  • Wayne G. Paprosky
    • 8
    • 9
  • Fritz Thorey
    • 10
  • Stanislav Bondarenko
    • 11
  • Volodymyr Filippenko
    • 11
  • Volodymyr Mezentsev
    • 11
  1. 1.Academic Orthopaedic UnitAristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Academic Orthopaedic UnitPapageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Orthopaedic SurgeryInnsbruckAustria
  4. 4.Orthopaedic SurgeryPennsylvania Hospital, University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  5. 5.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  6. 6.Newton-Wellesley HospitalNewtonUSA
  7. 7.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  8. 8.Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush UniversityChicagoUSA
  9. 9.Central DuPage Hospital—Northwestern UniversityWinfieldUSA
  10. 10.ATOS Hospital HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  11. 11.Department of Joint PathologySytenko Institute of Spine and Joint PathologyKharkivUkraine

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