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Open Reduction and Percutaneous Screws Fixation of Displaced Calcaneal Fractures. A Review of 60 Fractures

Mohamed Samir Kassem1, Elsayed Morsi2* & Bahaa A. Motawea1

1Assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
2Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Egypt

Dr. Elsayed Morsi, MD. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Egypt.

Keywords: Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures; Percutaneous Screws Fixation; Modified Mc Master; Minimally Invasive Osteosynthesis

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Introduction
Treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures remains controversial. The unsatisfying clinical results after conservative treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures resulted in a reappraisal of the surgical approach. Although the literature generally supports operative treatment of these injuries, there are still certain disorders that may impede wound or bone-healing.

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