Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands

Midfoot - Midfoot, navicular split/stress fractures

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Glossary

Navicular, split/stress

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonoperative treatment Undisplaced fracture or early appearance of presumed stress fracture. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Displaced fracture or long term stress fracture. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Special considerations

Compartment syndrome
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

v1.0 2010-10-14