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Right Calcaneus Fracture with Initial Surgical Fixation
Right Calcaneus Fracture with Initial Surgical Fixation

This stock medical exhibit depicts the preoperative condition showing a lateral (outside) view of a fractured calcaneus. Next four steps of the open reduction and internal fixation procedure are illustrated in graphic detail. The steps include the lateral incision over the right calcaneus exposing the fracture site, followed by the debridement of the site, next a locking plate and multiple screws are placed in the calcaneus completing the fixation and the wound is closed with sutures. Also included on this exhibit is a postoperative x-ray film print and a color interpretation of this print.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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