Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands

Midfoot

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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

Navicular, multifragmentary

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - plate fixation More than 2 mm of displacement of articular surface. Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

TMT (Lisfranc) injuries

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - screw fixation Displaced or bony ligamentous injury. Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Cuboid, simple

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonoperative treatment Nondisplaced fracture. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Cuboid, crush

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - plate fixation Severely displaced cuboid fracture. Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources

Intertarsal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - plate fixation Severely displaced cuneiform fracture. Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Intertarsal crush

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
External fixation Severely displaced/comminuted cuneiform fracture. Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized 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

v1.1 2016-12-15