Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 790575, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/790575
Research Article

The Influence of Pelvic Ramus Fracture on the Stability of Fixed Pelvic Complex Fracture

1Institute of Applied Mechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, 79 Yingze Road, Taiyuan 030024, China
2Mechanics College, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan 030024, China
3Department of Orthopedics, Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou Command, 627 Wuluo Road, Wuhan 430070, China

Received 15 February 2015; Revised 30 March 2015; Accepted 5 April 2015

Academic Editor: Feng Zhu

Copyright © 2015 Jianyin Lei et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. Z. Li, J.-E. Kim, J. S. Davidson, B. S. Etheridge, J. E. Alonso, and A. W. Eberhardt, “Biomechanical response of the pubic symphysis in lateral pelvic impacts: a finite element study,” Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 2758–2766, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. G. Gamble, S. C. Simmons, and M. Freedman, “The symphysis pubis. Anatomic and pathologic considerations,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol. 203, pp. 261–272, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. T. D. A. Cosker, A. Ghandour, S. K. Gupta et al., “Pelvic ramus fractures in the elderly,” Acta Orthopaedica, vol. 76, no. 4, pp. 513–516, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  4. S. Boufous, C. Finch, S. Lord, and J. Close, “The increasing burden of pelvic fractures in older people, New South Wales, Australia,” Injury, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 1323–1329, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. E. Cha, J. P. Ertl, and B. H. Mullis, “A case report: periprosthetic acetabulum fracture with combined pelvic ring injury,” Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. e43–e45, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. D. Lionberger, P. S. Walker, and J. Granholm, “Effects of prosthetic acetabular replacement on strains in the pelvis,” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 372–379, 1985. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. P. T. Simonain, J. C. Routt, R. M. Harrington et al., “Internal fixation for the transforaminal sacral fracture,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol. 323, no. 323, pp. 202–209, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  8. P. T. Simonian, M. L. C. Routt Jr., R. M. Harrington, and A. F. Tencer, “Anterior versus posterior provisional fixation in the unstable pelvis. A biomechanical comparison,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, no. 310, pp. 245–251, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. R. P. G. Ten Broek, J. Bezemer, F. A. Timmer, R. M. H. G. Mollen, and F. D. Boekhoudt, “Massive haemorrhage following minimally displaced pubic ramus fractures,” European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 323–330, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. W. Miles and P. B. McNamee, “Strain gauge and photoelastic evaluation of the load transfer in the pelvis in total hip replacement. The effect of the position of the axis of rotation,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, vol. 203, no. 2, pp. 103–107, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. K. Brolin and P. Halldin, “Development of a finite element model of the upper cervical spine and a parameter study of ligament characteristics,” Spine, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 376–385, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. A. E. Anderson, C. L. Peters, B. D. Tuttle, and J. A. Weiss, “Subject-specific finite element model of the pelvis: development, validation and sensitivity studies,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 127, no. 3, pp. 364–373, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. Dalstra and R. Huiskes, “Load transfer across the pelvic bone,” Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 715–724, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. G. J. McLauchlan and D. L. Gardner, “Sacral and iliac articular cartilage thickness and cellularity: relationship to subchondral bone end-plate thickness and cancellous bone density,” Rheumatology, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 375–380, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. T. M. Phillips, P. Pankaj, C. R. Howie, A. S. Usmani, and A. H. R. W. Simpson, “Finite element modelling of the pelvis: inclusion of muscular and ligamentous boundary conditions,” Medical Engineering & Physics, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 739–748, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. D. Shi, F. Wang, D. Wang, X. Li, and Q. Wang, “3-D finite element analysis of the influence of synovial condition in sacroiliac joint on the load transmission in human pelvic system,” Medical Engineering & Physics, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 745–753, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. E. Letournel, “Acetabulum fractures: classification and management,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, no. 151, pp. 81–106, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. L. Pierannunzii, F. Fischer, L. Tagliabue, G. M. Calori, and M. D'Imporzano, “Acetabular both-column fractures: essentials of operative management,” Injury, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 1145–1149, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. A. Boccaccio, D. J. Kelly, and C. Pappalettere, “A mechano-regulation model of fracture repair in vertebral bodies,” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 433–443, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. H. Isaksson, O. Comas, C. C. van Donkelaar et al., “Bone regeneration during distraction osteogenesis: mechano-regulation by shear strain and fluid velocity,” Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 2002–2011, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. J. K. Yu, F.-Y. Chiu, C.-K. Feng, T.-Y. Chung, and T.-H. Chen, “Surgical treatment of displaced fractures of posterior column and posterior wall of the acetabulum,” Injury, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 766–770, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. F. K. Gettys, G. V. Russell, and M. A. Karunakar, “Open treatment of pelvic and acetabular fractures,” Orthopedic Clinics of North America, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 69–83, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. Y.-D. Wu, X.-H. Cai, X.-M. Liu, and H.-X. Zhang, “Biomechanical analysis of the acetabular buttress-plate: are complex acetabular fractures in the quadrilateral area stable after treatment with anterior construct plate-1/3 tube buttress plate fixation?” Clinics, vol. 68, no. 7, pp. 1028–1033, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. W. H. X. Cai, “Dynamic Anterior Plate-Screw System for Quadrilateral Area,” ZL 2 0106378.0, 2013.
  25. Y. Zhang, X. Zhao, Y. Tang, C. Zhang, S. Xu, and Y. Xie, “Comparative study of comminuted posterior acetabular wall fracture treated with the Acetabular Tridimensional Memory Fixation System,” Injury, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 725–731, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. ABAQUS Simula America, Help Documentation, Section 34.4.1 Embedded Elements.
  27. T. Sawaguchi, T. D. Brown, H. E. Rubash, and D. C. Mears, “Stability of acetabular fractures after internal fixation: a cadaveric study,” Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 601–605, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. S. A. Olson, B. K. Bay, A. N. Pollak, N. A. Sharkey, and T. Lee, “The effect of variable size posterior wall acetabular fractures on contact characteristics of the hip joint,” Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 395–402, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. M. Dalstra, R. Huiskes, and L. van Erning, “Development and validation of a three-dimensional finite element model of the pelvic bone,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 117, no. 3, pp. 272–278, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. J. M. Garcia, M. Doblare, B. Seral, F. Seral, D. Palanca, and L. Gracia, “Three-dimensional finite element analysis of several internal and external pelvis fixations,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 122, no. 5, pp. 516–522, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. V. A. Vix and C. Y. Ryu, “The adult symphysis pubis: normal and abnormal,” The American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium therapy, and Nuclear Medicine, vol. 112, no. 3, pp. 517–525, 1971. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. R. C. Andersen, R. V. O'Toole, J. W. Nascone, M. F. Sciadini, H. M. Frisch, and C. W. Turen, “Modified stoppa approach for acetabular fractures with anterior and posterior column displacement: quantification of radiographic reduction and analysis of interobserver variability,” Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 271–278, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. R. C. Gonçalves da Rocha and R. P. Chopard, “Nutrition pathways to the symphysis pubis,” Journal of Anatomy, vol. 204, no. 3, pp. 209–215, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. E. Erkmen, B. Şimşek, E. Yücel, and A. Kurt, “Comparison of different fixation methods following sagittal split ramus osteotomies using three-dimensional finite elements analysis. Part 1: advancement surgery posterior loading,” International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 551–558, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. N. Kaku, H. Tsumura, H. Taira, T. Sawatari, and T. Torisu, “Biomechanical study of load transfer of the pubic ramus due to pelvic inclination after hip joint surgery using a three-dimensional finite element model,” Journal of Orthopaedic Science, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 264–269, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus