Calf muscle atrophy and muscle function after non-operative vs operative treatment of achilles tendon ruptures.

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Fifteen operatively and eight non-operatively treated subcutaneous achilles tendon ruptures were randomly selected from 120 surgically and 35 non-surgically treated patients. Their calf muscle function was studied three to five years after treatment. Non-operatively treated patients were found to have a significantly impaired dynamic muscle function of the… (More)

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@article{Hggmark1986CalfMA, title={Calf muscle atrophy and muscle function after non-operative vs operative treatment of achilles tendon ruptures.}, author={Tom H{\"a}ggmark and H. Liedberg and E Eriksson and Torsten Wredmark}, journal={Orthopedics}, year={1986}, volume={9 2}, pages={160-4} }