Surgical treatment of talar body fractures.

  title={Surgical treatment of talar body fractures.},
  author={Heather A. Vallier and Sean E. Nork and Stephen Kurt Benirschke and Bruce J. Sangeorzan},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={86-A Suppl 1 Pt 2},
BACKGROUND Fractures of the body of the talus are uncommon and poorly described. The purposes of the present study were to characterize these fractures, to describe one treatment approach, and to evaluate the clinical, radiographic, and functional outcomes of operative treatment. METHODS Fifty-six patients with fifty-seven talar body fractures who had been treated operatively during a sixty-seven-month period at a level-1 trauma center were identified with use of a database. Twenty-three… CONTINUE READING


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