Prospective Use of a Standardized Nonoperative Early Weightbearing Protocol for Achilles Tendon Rupture: 17 Years of Experience.

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BACKGROUND Acute traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon can be treated operatively or nonoperatively. Throughout the literature, there is no consensus regarding the optimal treatment protocol. PURPOSE To report on 17 years of experience with treating this injury with a standardized nonoperative treatment protocol. STUDY DESIGN Case Series; Level of… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0363546515623501

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@article{Ecker2016ProspectiveUO, title={Prospective Use of a Standardized Nonoperative Early Weightbearing Protocol for Achilles Tendon Rupture: 17 Years of Experience.}, author={Timo Ecker and Anne K Bremer and Fabian G{\"o}tz Krause and Thorsten M{\"u}ller and Martin Weber}, journal={The American journal of sports medicine}, year={2016}, volume={44 4}, pages={1004-10} }