Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands

Talus - Neck, Displaced, ORIF - screw fixation

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Glossary

Anterolateral to the talus

The anterolateral approach to the talus is usually employed in combination with the anteromedial approach in order to gain access to the talar neck.

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Anteromedial to the talus

The anteromedial approach to the talus is usually employed in combination with the anterolateral approach in order to expose the talar neck.

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Medial malleolar osteotomy

An osteotomy of the medial malleolus exposes the medial aspect of the body of the talus and allows the surgeon to protect the posteromedial deltoid branches from the posterior tibial artery.

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