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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2022, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2022.030103.

Discussion on Calcaneal Fracture and Its Classification and Treatment


Liu Wei1, Dou Qunli2, Ding Nan1, Li Hongcheng1, Bai Yesheng1

Corresponding Author:
Liu Wei

1The first Clinical College of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China

2Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China


Calcaneal fracture is the most common tarsal fracture of the foot, which is mostly caused by violence. At present, the most popular classification methods are Sanders classification and Exes-Lopsti classification. Sanders classification is often used to judge the treatment and prognosis of calcaneal fractures. The earliest widely accepted classification is Exes-Lopsti classification. For different types of calcaneal fractures, we can choose a variety of treatment methods, such as non-operative treatment, open reduction and internal fixation, round needle reduction and stabilization and so on. Clinically, the appropriate treatment should be selected according to the degree of injury, classification and physical condition of the patients.


Calcaneal Fracture; Classification; Treatment

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Liu Wei, Dou Qunli, Ding Nan, Li Hongcheng, Bai Yesheng. Discussion on Calcaneal Fracture and Its Classification and Treatment. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2022) Vol. 3, Issue 1: 12-16. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2022.030103.


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