A clinical test to avoid sural nerve injuries in percutaneous Achilles tendon repairs.

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Percutaneous repairs of Achilles tendon ruptures has gained popularity due the reduced incidence of wound complications, however its use is still limited by the high incidence of sural nerve injuries associated with these repairs. The only technique described to avoid this adverse event is to surgically expose the nerve peri-operatively. In our study, we… (More)

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