Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands

Talus

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Glossary

Neck, undisplaced

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonoperative treatment Completely non displaced talar neck fractures. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Neck, displaced

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

Neck, multifragmentary

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

Body

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

Lateral process

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - screw fixation Displaced lateral process fracture. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Posterior process

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
ORIF - screw fixation Displaced posterior process fracture. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Special considerations

Reinsertion of an extruded talus
Combined hindfoot injuries
Compartment syndrome
Osteonecrosis
*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 2017-01-20