[Achilles tendon rupture. A prospective study assessing various treatment possibilities].

@article{Majewski2000AchillesTR,
  title={[Achilles tendon rupture. A prospective study assessing various treatment possibilities].},
  author={M Majewski and Marcus Rickert and Klaus Steinbr{\"u}ck},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={
          670-6
        }
}
The object of this study was to compare treatment of ruptured Achilles tendon by operative "end to end" surgery, percutaneous repair, or conservative therapy clinically; a subject of considerable controversy in the literature. These three methods were compared in 73 patients in a randomized trial between 1994 and 1996. After 2.5 years (11-41 months), the actual activities were assigned to the Hannover Achilles tendon score and the ability of doing work or sport activities was assessed. After… CONTINUE READING
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