Long term results of acute Achilles repair with triple-bundle technique and early rehabilitation protocol.

@article{Bevoni2014LongTR,
  title={Long term results of acute Achilles repair with triple-bundle technique and early rehabilitation protocol.},
  author={Roberto Bevoni and Andrea Angelini and Giulia D'Apote and Lisa Berti and Isabella Fusaro and Scott Jacob Ellis and Reinhard Schuh and Mauro Girolami},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={1268-74}
}
BACKGROUND The best treatment for acute rupture of the Achilles tendon is still under debate. Our purpose was to evaluate surgical triple-bundle technique in selected patients with full subcutaneous rupture of Achilles tendon. METHODS Sixty-six consecutive patients (56 men, 10 women; age range 20-61 years) with full unilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon were surgically treated by the triple-bundle technique. Seventy-four percent of the lesions occurred during sport activity. Each patient… CONTINUE READING
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