Treatment of Calcified Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy by the Posterior Midline Approach.

@article{Miao2016TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of Calcified Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy by the Posterior Midline Approach.},
  author={Xu-dong Miao and Hongfei Jiang and Y M Wu and Hui-min Tao and Di-sheng Yang and Hang Hu},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={529-34}
}
The present study investigated the clinical outcomes of the posterior midline approach in the treatment of 34 patients with significantly calcified insertional Achilles tendinopathy. The posterior midline approach was applied for the surgical treatment of 34 patients with chronic significantly calcified insertional Achilles tendinopathy after failed conservative treatment. Gastrocnemius recession was performed simultaneously for patients with gastrocnemius contracture. The Fowler-Philip angle… CONTINUE READING

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