[Classification and osteosynthesis technique of calcaneus fractures. External fixator as temporary distractor].

@article{Kuner1995ClassificationAO,
  title={[Classification and osteosynthesis technique of calcaneus fractures. External fixator as temporary distractor].},
  author={Eugen H. Kuner and Felix A. Bonnaire and B Hierholzer},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  year={1995},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={320-7}
}
In the treatment of fractures of the calcaneus, the particularly intricate local anatomy, complicated fracture forms and associated soft tissue damage often prejudice operative, anatomical reconstruction. We propose a simplified classification that is based on the Regazzoni classification of 1993 and has six grades of severity. It can be helpful in the selection of operative treatment and, above all, make it possible to recognize whether operative reconstruction is possible and appropriate… CONTINUE READING
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