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Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Injuries of the Talus

  • Walter Daghino
  • Alessandro Massè
  • Daniele Marcolli
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Abstract

Talus fractures are injuries relatively infrequent that represent less than the 1% of all the fractures and only the 3–5% of the fractures of the foot.

Classification, indications, goals of surgery and surgical techniques are the main topics that need a careful consideration. Specific cases like snowboarder’s talus and crush injuries need dedicated surgical programs.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Daghino
    • 1
  • Alessandro Massè
    • 1
  • Daniele Marcolli
    • 2
  1. 1.CTO HospitalUniversity of Turin CTO HospitalTurinItaly
  2. 2.Orthopedic divisionAzienda Ospedaliera Ospedale Civile di LMilanoItaly

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