Int Orthop 2022 05 1;46(5):1155-1163. Epub 2022 Feb 1.
Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology of Charles Nicolle Hospital of Tunis- Tunisia, University of Tunis El Manar, Farhat Hached University Campus n ° 94, ROMMANA , 1068, Tunis, Tunisia.
Purpose: To compare the outcomes of the Kocher-Langenbeck reduction and fixation of the posterior structures of the acetabulum between 3D printing technique and conventional technique.
Methods: Forty-three patients who sustained fractures of the posterior part of the acetabulum were randomly assigned to two groups: 3D printing (G1; n = 20) and conventional technique (G2; n = 23). The surgical time, intra-operative blood loss, differences between pre-and post-operative haemoglobin, universal functional and radiographic scores, and complications were compared between the groups. Read More