Flexor hallucis tendon transfer with an interference screw for chronic Achilles tendinosis: a report of 62 cases.

@article{Cottom2008FlexorHT,
  title={Flexor hallucis tendon transfer with an interference screw for chronic Achilles tendinosis: a report of 62 cases.},
  author={James M Cottom and Christopher F Hyer and Gregory C. Berlet and Thomas H. Lee},
  journal={Foot & ankle specialist},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={280-7}
}
Chronic disorders of the Achilles tendon are frequently treated by foot and ankle surgeons. A number of surgical techniques have been described for treating chronic degenerative Achilles tendinosis. This is the largest reported series evaluating a method of transferring the flexor hallucis longus (FHL) tendon and securing it with an Arthrex interference screw into the calcaneus. Sixty-two patients with Achilles tendinosis underwent Achilles debridement and transfer of the FHL tendon for chronic… CONTINUE READING