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Objectives: To study the early results of open reduction and internal fixation of acetabulum fractures.
Material and Methods: This multicenter study was conducted at Orthopedic Units Ayub Teaching Hospital and Khyber
Teaching Hospital from January 2007 to December 2013. Thirty-five patients both male and female were included having
age of 17-70 years. Clinical evaluation was done according to D’aubigne and postel and criteria of Matta was used.
Results: Fourteen patients (40%) had excellent results, 7 (20%) had good results, 3 (8.6%) patients had fair results
and 11 (31.4%) had poor results.
Conclusion: Open anatomical reduction and rigid fixation with 3.5mm Reconstruction plates in Acetabulum fractures
gives excellent and good results even in delayed presentation and aged patients with osteoporotic bones, and chances
of AVN and Osteoarthritis of hip are minimized
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