Talar Body Fractures

  • Mai P. Nguyen
  • Heather A. VallierEmail author


Talar body fractures are uncommon and poorly defined. Treatment is directed toward restoration of articular congruity, often via direct surgical approaches. With careful attention to surgical timing and technique, complications should be limited to those associated with characteristics of the initial injury including direct damage to the soft tissues, blood supply, cartilage, and bone. Complications are common, and long-term functional outcomes are limited after severe injuries.


Talus Talus fracture Talar body Body Osteonecrosis Arthritis Complications 



Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Osteosynthesesfragen


Orthopaedic Trauma Association


Post-traumatic osteoarthrosis


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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