Open fracture-dislocation of the talus. A report of 14 cases
Meng Xianjie,et al
We reported 14 cases of open fracture-dislocation of the talus in the paper. The average follow-up of 56 months showed good funetion in 9 cases, fair in 3 and poor in 2. The mechanism, pathologiea characteristics and principles for treatment of the disease were de scribed, the factors affecting curative efficiency and functional re storation, and their preventive messures suggested. The disease is a severe iniury of the ankle. Retaining the talus is of great impor tance to satisfactory functional results.