Evidence-based rationale for percutaneous fixation technique of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a systematic review of clinical outcomes.

@article{Wallin2014EvidencebasedRF,
  title={Evidence-based rationale for percutaneous fixation technique of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a systematic review of clinical outcomes.},
  author={Kelly J. Wallin and Dana Cozzetto and Lindsay Russell and Domingo A Hallare and Daniel C. Lee},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={740-3}
}
Displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus are complex and have a high degree of morbidity. Percutaneous fixation techniques have been advocated in an effort to minimize postoperative complications. We performed a systematic review of the clinical outcomes to describe and ascertain the different techniques and clinical outcomes for percutaneous treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures. A review was performed using PubMed and Google Scholar, from January 2000 to… CONTINUE READING