calcaneal fracture


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calcaneal fracture

fracture of body of calcaneum due to sudden severe trauma, e.g. falling from a height or road traffic accident (see duck bill fracture)
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This edition has been updated with new procedures, including minimally invasive calcaneal fracture fixation and subcutaneous plating pilon fractions; more on total ankle arthroplasty to reflect recent advances and improved outcomes; and information on minimally invasive techniques.
The Wave[TM] Calcaneal Fracture Plate is the first such system to allow for a less invasive approach compared to a traditionally large "L" flap incision.
Johnson General Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, applied the PICO system to a patient's incision following surgery to repair his calcaneal fracture, or fracture of the heel bone.
Displacement of the Sustentacular Fragment in Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures
A 30-year-old male with a history of bilateral epiphyseal dysplasia of the hips was in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a closed midshaft femoral fracture and open talar and calcaneal fractures.
CT is still the preferred imaging modality to evaluate the complex calcaneal fractures for surgical planning.
In addition, three patients had multiple extremity fractures and two patients had isolated calcaneal fractures.