HOT TOPIC: Update on the Management of Calcaneal Fractures


The calcaneus is the most frequently fractured of the tarsal bones, with approximately 75% of calcaneal fractures being of the intra-articular variety. This update is not intended to be a thorough discussion of calcaneal fracture treatment. Rather, it is intended to supplement and extend our previously published OKO article, "Fractures of the Calcaneus." Herein, we discuss techniques and implants in the surgical treatment of calcaneal fractures that have changed or are emerging since the original publication of this paper.

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