Operative treatment of displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum. Medium-term results.

@article{Leung1993OperativeTO,
  title={Operative treatment of displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum. Medium-term results.},
  author={Kwok Sui KS Leung and Kit Man Yuen and Wei Sum Chan},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1993},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={196-201}
}
Since 1986, we have treated displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum by open reduction through a lateral approach, stable internal fixation and bone grafting. We assessed the results at a mean follow-up of 2.92 years in 44 patients, comparing them with those for 19 patients treated non-operatively. Clinical assessment used the scoring system of Crosby and Fitzgibbons (1990) and radiological measurements were made from lateral, axial and internal oblique views. The articular… CONTINUE READING

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