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