Posts Tagged ‘Broken Pelvis’

Pelvic fractures

A 13-year-old schoolgirl was struck by a car moving at about 25 miles per hour. She was thrown some distance, but did not lose consciousness and was taken to a local trauma center.

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External Fixation in Fracture Treatment

A 34-year-old member of the New York Fire Department (NYFD) was fighting a fire on the 4th floor of an apartment building. His fire unit was rapidly overcome by the spreading blaze and had no little choice but to jump from the building.

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Chronic pelvic pain following childbirth

A 32-year-old female was referred to us 3 days after natural vaginal delivery (of her second child) at an outside hospital. Delivery of her first child was uncomplicated. The second pregnancy and delivery were also uncomplicated.

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Anika V. - Broken Hip and Pelvis

“I received excellent care through Dr. Helfet’s team.”

On August 17th, 2013, I was hit by a motor vehicle in a parking lot. I was a pedestrian and 6 months pregnant at the time.

Because of the nature of my injuries (acetabular fracture, fractured pelvis, etc.) and the fact that I was pregnant (surgery, etc. had to be performed with me being awake), I was transferred to HSS, where I received excellent care through Dr. Helfet’s team.

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Maxime H - Broken Pelvis

“Everyone was phenomenal.”

Maxime Heinsbroek is an 18-year-old university student in Amsterdam who has already gone through more than anyone should ever have to experience.

Even at her young age, Maxime has always had a passion for living life to the fullest. While on vacation with her family in France, Maxime was out one evening on her scooter when she had a terrible accident. To this day she doesn’t remember anything about the crash itself. She just remembers waking up in the hospital confused. It took her worried mother much of the next day to find her.

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