Percutaneous fixation of proximal fifth metatarsal fractures


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© 2013 Springer-Verlag London. All rights are reserved. Fractures of the fifth metatarsal base have garnered a significant amount of attention since Sir Robert Jones' classic description of his own such fracture suffered while dancing [10]. Despite numerous publications on the topic, controversy continues to exist regarding nomenclature, classification, indications for surgery, and optimal surgical technique.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Scott, AT; Nunley, JA

Published Date

  • October 1, 2013

Book Title

  • Minimally Invasive Forefoot Surgery in Clinical Practice

Start / End Page

  • 205 - 226

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 1447144880

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781447144885

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4471-4489-2_13

Citation Source

  • Scopus