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Snowboarder's talus fracture: treatment outcome of 20 cases after 3.5 years.

Authors
  • Valderrabano, Victor
  • Perren, Thomas
  • Ryf, Christian
  • Rillmann, Paavo
  • Hintermann, Beat
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2005
Volume
33
Issue
6
Pages
871–880
Identifiers
PMID: 15827363
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The snowboarding-related lateral process of the talus fracture represents a complex hindfoot injury. In type II fractures, primary surgical treatment has led to achieving better outcomes, reducing sequelae, and allowing patients to regain the same sports activity level as before injury.

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