Percutaneous repair of acute ruptures of the tendo Achillis.

  title={Percutaneous repair of acute ruptures of the tendo Achillis.},
  author={St{\'e}phane Guillo and Angelo Del Buono and Marion Dias and Vincenzo Denaro and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  volume={11 1},
Minimally invasive repair of acute traumatic ruptures of the tendo Achillis may produce lower complications compared to open repair. Twenty-three active patients underwent percutaneous repair of an acute rupture of the tendo Achillis. Post-operatively, the ATRS score was administered to assess the functional status. The maximum calf circumference, isometric plantar flexion strength of the gastrocsoleus muscle complex, ankle dorsiflexion, and return to sport activity were assessed in all… CONTINUE READING

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