Fractures of the Talus: State of the Art

  title={Fractures of the Talus: State of the Art},
  author={H. Vallier},
  journal={Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma},
  • H. Vallier
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Talus fractures occur rarely but are often associated with complications and functional limitations. Urgent reduction of associated dislocations is recommended with open reduction and internal fixation of displaced fractures when adjacent soft tissue injury permits. Delayed definitive fixation may reduce the risks of wound complications and infections. Restoration of articular and axial alignment is necessary to optimize ankle and hindfoot function. Despite this, posttraumatic arthrosis occurs… CONTINUE READING
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