Irish Journal of Medical Science (1926-1967)

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 122–125 | Cite as

Fractures of the os calcis

  • J. C. Cherry


The solution to the problem of os calcis fractures has not yet been found. While Boehler has done much to focus attention on the care of these fractures, it is doubtful if he has evolved a satisfactory method of treatment. His method carries with it certain dangers and appears to give but an indifferent end result. Other methods of treatment would appear worthy of trial.


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  1. 1.
    Jo. Bone and Joint Surg., 1937, xix, 710.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ibid., 1936, xviii, 566.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Cit. Simpson,ibid., 1937, xix, 223.Google Scholar

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