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Midfoot and forefoot fractures and dislocations

Andrew Taylor

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012062

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Midfoot and forefoot fractures and dislocations

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Mid- and forefoot injuries are common

Minimally displaced and stable injuries allow early weight-bearing rehabilitation and lead to a good functional outcome

Displaced and unstable injuries require restoration of the length, alignment, and joint congruency followed by stable fixation

Respect the soft tissue element of the foot injury.

Chapter.  7069 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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