The ultrasonographic appearance of the ruptured Achilles tendon during healing: a longitudinal evaluation of surgical and nonsurgical treatment, with comparisons to MRI appearance

@article{Mller2001TheUA,
  title={The ultrasonographic appearance of the ruptured Achilles tendon during healing: a longitudinal evaluation of surgical and nonsurgical treatment, with comparisons to MRI appearance},
  author={Michael M{\"o}ller and Peter K{\"a}lebo and G{\"o}ran Tidebrant and Tomas Movin and J. -O. Karlsson},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={49-56}
}
This prospective, randomized trial compared healing characteristics of the Achilles tendon after surgical and nonsurgical treatment for complete rupture of the Achilles tendon. Fifty-eight patients were examined by ultrasonography after 6, 12, and 24 months and by magnetic resonance imaging after 12 months. A standardized protocol was used, and the outcome… CONTINUE READING