Subtalar Joint Fusion

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Nikolaos K. Kanakaris


Posttraumatic osteoarthritis

Multi-fragmented intra-articular calcaneal fractures not amenable to reconstruction

Lesions limited to the subtalar joint, including ­talocalcaneal bars


Sural Nerve Subtalar Joint Cannulated Screw Peroneal Tendon Sinus Tarsus 
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Further Reading

  1. Scanlan RL, Burns PR, Crim BE. Technique tip: subtalar joint fusion using a parallel guide and double screw fixation. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010;49(3):305–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Radnay CS, Clare MP, Sanders RW. Subtalar fusion after displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: does initial operative treatment matter? surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(Suppl 1 Pt 1):32–43.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Potenza V, Caterini R, Farsetti P, Bisicchia S, Ippolito E. Primary subtalar arthrodesis for the treatment of comminuted intra-articular calcaneal fractures. Injury. 2010;41(7):796–800.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Thomas PJ. Placement of screws in subtalar arthrodesis: a simplified technique. Foot Ankle Int. 1998;19(6):416–7.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. Tuijthof GJ, Beimers L, Kerkhoffs GM, Dankelman J, Dijk CN. Overview of subtalar arthrodesis techniques: options, pitfalls and solutions. Foot Ankle Surg. 2010;16(3):107–16.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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