The blood supply of the Achilles tendon

@article{SchmidtRohlfing1992TheBS,
  title={The blood supply of the Achilles tendon},
  author={Bernhard Schmidt-Rohlfing and Jonathan Graf and Ulrich H. Schneider and Fritz Uwe Niethard},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={1992},
  volume={16},
  pages={29-31}
}
We have used a new technique of epoxy resin injection to examine the blood supply of the Achilles tendon. The posterior distal part showed poor vascularisation, as did the middle part of the tendon. Ruptures occur in the middle part, but only rarely in the distal part. We therefore suggest that there is no direct relationship between blood supply and the frequency of rupture. Nous avons utilisé une nouvelle technique d'injection de résine époxy pour étudier la vascularisation du tendon d… CONTINUE READING
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