Ilizarov treatment of severely comminuted calcaneus fractures and crush injuries of the foot

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The technique of percutaneous reduction using an Ilizarov fixator and Steinman pins for comminuted calcaneus fractures complicated by complex soft tissue injuries of the foot is illustrated. The technique is indicated to salvage complex foot injuries not suitable for open reduction and internal fixation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-181
Number of pages8
JournalTechniques in Orthopaedics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996



  • Calcaneus fractures
  • Crush injury of the foot
  • Ilizarov percutaneous reduction

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  • Surgery

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