The origins and current applications of classic eponymous terms for pelvic and acetabular fractures: A historic review

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We present the historical background of 5 eponymous terms in pelvic and acetabular injury treatment. The eponymous terms Duverney fracture, Malgaigne fracture, Judet-Letournel classification, Kocher-Langenbeck approach and Stoppa approach are discussed. After presenting the original description by the coining author, a short biography of the author is given. For each eponymous term the current clinical implication is given and discussed afterwards.

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