Posterior to Anteriorly Directed Screws for Management of Talar Neck Fractures.

@article{Beltran2016PosteriorTA,
  title={Posterior to Anteriorly Directed Screws for Management of Talar Neck Fractures.},
  author={Michael J Beltran and Phillip Mitchell and Cory A Collinge},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={1130-1136}
}
BACKGROUND Screws placed from posterior to anterior have been shown to be biomechanically and anatomically superior in the fixation of talar neck and neck-body fractures, yet most surgeons continue to place screws from an anterior start point. The safety and efficacy of percutaneously applied posterior screws has not been clinically defined, and functional outcomes after their use is lacking. METHODS After institutional review board approval, we performed a retrospective review of 24… CONTINUE READING