Novel Technique for Treatment of Calcaneal Tuberosity Fractures.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Calcaneal tuberosity fractures comprise only 1% to 2% of all calcaneal fractures. Treatment of these injuries has traditionally included open reduction and internal fixation with various means including lag screws, suture anchors, and K-wires. This article reports on a series of cases treated with excision of the tuberosity fragment with repair of the Achilles tendon supplemented by a flexor hallucis longus tendon transfer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yan, AY; Bertrand, TE; Zura, RD; Adams, SB; Parekh, SG

Published Date

  • 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 58 - 63

PubMed ID

  • 27082890

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1548-825X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States