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Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Posterior to Anteriorly Directed Screws for Fixation of Talus Fractures (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
The purpose of this study is to provide information for doctors who treat patients who have an injured talus bone. The talus bone is the bone that connects the heel bone to the lower leg bone. There are different surgical methods that can be used to repair a fractured (broken) talus bone. This study will evaluate how well patients heal and are able to perform normal activities of their daily lives after being treated using this surgical method.
Subject to sign the informed consent form prior to any study procedures being performed.
Be between the ages of 18 and 99 years who experienced a talus fracture.
Screw placement for repair must have been completed from posterior to anterior.
Subject that refuses to sign the informed consent.
Less than 18 years old or greater than 99 years old.
Subjects that do not require treatment with CPT code-Open treatment of talus fracture, includes internal fixation, when performed. Subjects that did not have a screw placement for repair from posterior to anterior.