Surgical Management of Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: What Matters Most?

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Abstract

Displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures are severe, complex injuries that can cause significant long-term functional impairment. Despite the controversies of whether these fractures should be treated operatively or nonoperatively, functional improvement can be seen with confounding variables that can be controlled by the surgeon. This article reviews prognostic factors that are associated with good functional outcomes following operatively treated displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-184
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2019

Keywords

  • Calcaneal fracture
  • Functional outcomes
  • Intra-articular fracture
  • Wound complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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