Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Anton Fürst, Christoph Lischer

Tarsal bones

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Stab incisions in the tarsus

Usually, stab incisions are sufficient for repair of fractures of the talus and the tarsal bones as well as for some calcaneal fractures.

Approach to calcaneal shaft

A long straight incision is made along the entire plantarolateral surface of the calcaneus.

Approach to sustentaculum tali

Approach for débridement and resection of fractures of the sustentaculum tali.

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