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Sinus Tarsi vs Extensile Lateral Approach Improves Surgical Time & ROM in Sanders Calcaneal Fracture

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February 2021

Sinus Tarsi vs Extensile Lateral Approach Improves Surgical Time & ROM in Sanders Calcaneal Fracture

Vol: 10| Issue: 2| Number:37| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Randomized comparative study between extensile lateral and sinus tarsi approaches for the treatment of Sanders type 2 calcaneal fracture

Bone Joint J . 2021 Feb;103-B(2):286-293

Contributing Authors:
CH Park H Yan J Park

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Synopsis

Sixty-four patients with Type 2A and 2B calcaneal fractures were randomized to receive surgical treatment using the extensile lateral approach (ELA) (n=32) or the sinus tarsi approach (SAT) (n=32). The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of wound complications including minor (i.e. superficial infection, superficial marginal wound necrosis) and major (deep infection, deep marginal wound...

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