Sacral Fractures

Principal Investigator: DavidRothberg
Keywords: Prospective , Observational , Cohort Study , Unilateral Sacral Fractures Department: Orthopedic Surgery Operations
IRB Number: 00059095 Co Investigator:
Specialty: Trauma Surgery
Sub Specialties:

Contact Information


Brief Summary


The purpose of this study is to define the patient-based and radiographic outcomes of sacral fractures based on injury pattern, fracture displacement, and treated method. The prospective evaluation will gather specific data points on mechanism of injury, displacements, position at union, and disease specific and general health outcomes.

Inclusion Criteria


Patients with unilateral sacral fractures.

Patients 18 to 80 years of age.

Patients able to be operated on by selected surgeons at the participating centers.



Exclusion Criteria

Patients unable to comply with outcome measures, prisoners, those with APC injuries,

symphysis dislocations, or Zone 3 sacral fractures, displaced acetabular fracture

those unable to comply with follow-up, and patients who were non-ambulatory prior to injury will be excluded.