Percutaneous achilles tendon repair using ring forceps.

  title={Percutaneous achilles tendon repair using ring forceps.},
  author={Paul C Kupcha and William G. Mackenzie},
  journal={American journal of orthopedics},
  volume={37 11},
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. 

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