Percutaneous & Mini Invasive Achilles tendon repair

@inproceedings{Carmont2011PercutaneousM,
  title={Percutaneous & Mini Invasive Achilles tendon repair},
  author={Michael R. Carmont and Roberto Rossi and S U Scheffler and Omer Mei-Dan and Philippe Beaufils},
  booktitle={Sports medicine, arthroscopy, rehabilitation, therapy & technology : SMARTT},
  year={2011}
}
Rupture of the Achilles tendon is a considerable cause of morbidity with reduced function following injury. Recent studies have shown little difference in outcome between the techniques of open and non-operative treatment using an early active rehabilitation programme. Meta-analyses have shown that non-operative management has increased risk of re-rupture whereas surgical intervention has risks of complications related to the wound and iatrogenic nerve injury. Minimally invasive surgery has… CONTINUE READING
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