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Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Richard Buckley

Authors: Michael Castro, Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands, Christina Kabbash, Christine Kabbash

Metatarsals

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Glossary

1st, head, intraarticular oblique

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF or K-wire fixation Displaced intraarticular fracture Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

1st, head, intraarticular T-type

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF or K-wire fixation Displaced intraarticular fracture Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

1st, head, intraarticular comminuted

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF or MTP joint fusion Displaced intraarticular fracture Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

1st, shaft, transverse or oblique

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: lag screw and plate fixation Displaced first metatarsal shaft or multiply displaced metatarsal shafts Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

1st, base, intraarticular

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: lag screw or plate fixation Displaced first metatarsal shaft or multiply displaced metatarsal shafts Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

2nd-4th, proximal metaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: screw and plate fixation Displaced intraarticular Lisfranc fractures 2-5, displaced metaphyseal fractures 2-5, displaced first metatarsal fracture with 2-5 metaphyseal fractures Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

2nd-4th, diaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: screw and plate fixation Displaced diaphyseal fractures 2-5, displaced first metatarsal fracture with 2-5 diaphyseal fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

2nd-4th, subcapital fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: plate fixation Displaced subcapital fractures 2-5, displaced first metatarsal fracture with 2-5 subcapital fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

5th, base (Jones fracture)

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: screw fixation Significantly displaced Jones fracture Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

5th, base, metaphyseal avulsion fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonoperative treatment Minimally displaced fractures Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

5th, long oblique diaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: screw fixation Severely displaced fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

5th, multifragmentary diaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF: plate fixation Severe displaced 5th metatarsal Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Crush injuries

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF or K-wire fixation Displaced first metatarsal shaft or multiply displaced metatarsal shafts Highly experienced and skilled surgeon 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

v2.0 2017-03-22