Percutaneous achilles tendon repair using ring forceps.

@article{Kupcha2008PercutaneousAT,
  title={Percutaneous achilles tendon repair using ring forceps.},
  author={Paul C Kupcha and William G. Mackenzie},
  journal={American journal of orthopedics},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={586}
}
In this article, we describe a method of percutaneous repair of acute Achilles tendon ruptures. We suggest an inexpensive and practical technique, using standard ring forceps, that produces results comparable with those obtained with Dr. Richard Stern's Achillon apparatus. 

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-3 of 3 extracted citations

An uncomplicated method for minimally invasive achilles tendon repair.

The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons • 2010
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…