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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2016, Article ID 8586517, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8586517
Case Report

A Method of Using a Pelvic C-Clamp for Intraoperative Reduction of a Zone 3 Sacral Fracture

1Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 800 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
2Yale University, 800 Howard Ave., New Haven, CT, USA

Received 21 August 2016; Accepted 6 December 2016

Academic Editor: Athanassios Papanikolaou

Copyright © 2016 Daniel H. Wiznia 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.

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