calcaneus

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calcaneus

[kal′kan·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
A bone of the tarsus, forming the heel bone in humans. Also known as calcaneum.
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9,10,11,12] The objective of the present study was to identify the patterns of the talar facets of calcanei and their clinical implication.
In one study using 16 sets of cadaveric calcanei and femora, both BUA and SOS were significant predictors of femoral strength ([r.
Use of the joy-stick technique with a Schanz-screw placed through the tuber calcanei achieves reduction and in particular the length and axis is regained.