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A completely extruded talus without any remaining soft tissue attachments is extremely rare. The present report describes treatment of a 45-year-old man who sustained a completely extruded talus injury following a rock-climbing fall. Upon admission, the extruded talus was deep-frozen in our bone bank. The open ankle joint underwent massive wound debridement(More)
BACKGROUND Surgical approach to the posterior sole or heel is commonly used for various orthopedic procedures. The objective of this cadaver study was to identify the risks to local neurovascular structures using an approach to the posterior sole or heel and to define the safe zone for minimizing the risk of injury. METHODS Eleven fresh-frozen cadaver(More)
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