Potential risk of rerupture in primary achilles tendon repair in athletes younger than 30 years of age.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Complete Achilles tendon ruptures are found more often in athletes who participate in sports involving explosive acceleration or maximal effort. In most studies, the consensus for athletes is surgery. This form of treatment has been shown to exhibit the best functional performance with a lower rerupture rate. HYPOTHESIS Achilles tendon ruptures… (More)

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