This article describes the surgical technique used in the treatment of closed and displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracture, sinus tarsi approach and fixation with a locking plate including a therapeutic algorithm.
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*Orthopeadic Surgeon, Universidad de Chile, Instituto Traumatológico, Santiago Chile
†Chief, Foot & Ankle Surgery Instituto de Seguridad del Trabajo Viña del Mar
‡Third-year Resident of Orthopaedic Trauma, Andres Bello University, Viña del Mar, Chile
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