Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Anton Fürst, Christoph Lischer

Tarsal bones

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Glossary

Talus: Trochlear ridge fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Resection Return to athletic function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Screw fixation Regain use of the limb Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Talus: Sagittal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical management Return to soundness Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Return to soundness Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Talus: fractures of the collateral ligament attachment

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Screw fixation Return to soundness Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Talus: Diaphyseal comminuted fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Screw fixation Return to soundness Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Calcaneus: Simple diaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Plate fixation Regain use of the limb Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Calcaneus: Comminuted diaphyseal fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Plate fixation Regain soundness Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Calcaneus: Proximal aspect fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Resection Regain use of the limb Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Calcaneus: Sustentaculum tali fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Resection Regain use of the limb Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Calcaneus: Fractures of the collateral ligament attachment

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Screw fixation or resection Regain soundness Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tarsal bones: simple central fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical management Return to athletic function Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Return to athletic function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Tarsal bones: Central comminuted fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Screw fixation Return to soundness Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Tarsal bones: Fractures of the 3rd tarsal

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical management Return to athletic function Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Return to athletic function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Tarsal bones: Fractures of the 1st, 2nd and 4th tarsal

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical management Return to athletic function Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Return to soundness Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
*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 2013-03-31