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Sanders, R. (2000) Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of the Calcaneus. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 82A, 225-250.

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Surgical Treatment of Calcaneal Comminuted Intrarticular Fractures: Long-Term Follow-Up

    AUTHORS: M. Haddad, Z. Horesh, M. Soudry, N. Rosenberg

    KEYWORDS: Calcaneus, Fracture, Surgical Treatment

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, Vol.4 No.3, August 26, 2014

    ABSTRACT: There is a controversy whether the comminuted calcaneal fractures should benefit more from conservative or from surgical treatment. Aiming to contribute to this unsolved clinical question we reviewed the long-term outcome (up to 96 months) of in 44 patients (mean age 35 years) with 47 calcaneal fractures who were treated surgically. In these patients open reduction and internal fixation were performed using a calcaneal reconstruction plate. The functional outcome was measured according to the Rowe Score and the level of pain by Visual Analog Scale. The objective outcome was estimated by the current radiographs. The clinical results were good to excellent in 69% of patients. Poor outcome observed in one patient who developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in his foot. The radiographic evaluation showed satisfactory reconstruction (according to the Boehler angle measurements) in 35 of operated calcanei. These results indicate on the satisfactory outcome of surgical treatment in the majority of the patients who were diagnosed with comminuted fracture of calcaneus.