Figure 2.

Photography during operation after hemipelvectomy on the right side with view of the acetabulum. View on the acetabulum and the pelvic muscles after hemipelvectomy was performed. Necrosis has already spread into the psoas muscle, therefore surgical resection of the necrotic tissue is not possible any more. Afterwards bandage of the open wound is performed and the patient is transmitted to intensive care unit for further treatment.

Schröpfer et al. Cases Journal 2008 1:252   doi:10.1186/1757-1626-1-252
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