Section: CME Category: Surgery

Calcaneal Fractures - Do they End in Subtalar Fusions?

Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, CWS

Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM discusses how to clinically and radiographically identify calcaneal fractures. He also discusses how and when to repair and treat calcaneal fractures both surgically and non-surgically in attempt to avoid the need for a subtalar fusion.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Clinically and radiographically identify calcaneal fractures
  2. Determine between surgical versus non-surgical needs/treatment for calcaneal fractures
  3. Review how to repair and treat calcaneal fractures both surgically and non-surgically in attempt to avoid the need for a subtalar fusion
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    Release Date: 11/01/2021 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Author
  • Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, CWS

    Director of Residency Training, East Liverpool City Hospital
    Director, Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgical Fellowship
    NOMS Ankle and Foot Care Centers
    Youngstown, OH

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