Percutaneous Fixation of the Columns of the Acetabulum: A New Technique

Adam J. Starr, Charles M. Reinert, Alan L. Jones

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A technique for percutaneous placement of cannulated screws in the acetabulum is presented. Surgical technique is described, and fluoroscopic imaging techniques used to guide screw placement are also illustrated. The technique was used to limit soft tissue dissection in three patients. Results and examples are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of orthopaedic trauma
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1998


  • Acetabulum
  • Fractures
  • Percutaneous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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