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General Principles of Management of Acetabular Fractures

  • Emile Letournel
  • Robert Judet
  • Reginald A. Elson
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Abstract

Cottalorda (1922) stated that “while modern industrial life gives us the means to inflict serious fractures of the acetabulum, despite sporadic attempts, the results of treatment have stayed as they were at the time of Ambroise Pare.”

Keywords

Femoral Head Acetabular Fracture Continuous Passive Motion Posterior Dislocation Posterior Wall Fracture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emile Letournel
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Robert Judet
    • 2
  • Reginald A. Elson
    • 4
  1. 1.Université de Paris VIFrance
  2. 2.Hôpitaux de ParisFrance
  3. 3.Centre Médico-Chirurgical de la Porte de ChoisyParis Cedex 13France
  4. 4.The Northern General HospitalSheffield 5UK

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