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Limited open repair of Achilles tendon ruptures: a technique with a new instrument and findings of a prospective multicenter study

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Rippstein, Pascal
Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume. 2002, vol. 84-A, no. 2, p. 161-70
Abstract Controversy persists regarding the ideal surgical technique for repair of a ruptured Achilles tendon. We propose a limited open procedure with use of an instrument that provides the advantage of an open repair but avoids the soft-tissue problems with which open repair has been associated.
Keywords Achilles Tendon/injuries/surgeryAdultAgedAged, 80 and overCadaverHumansMiddle AgedOrthopedic EquipmentOrthopedic Procedures/methodsProspective StudiesRuptureWound Healing
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PMID: 11861720
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Research group Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
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ASSAL, Mathieu et al. Limited open repair of Achilles tendon ruptures: a technique with a new instrument and findings of a prospective multicenter study. In: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume, 2002, vol. 84-A, n° 2, p. 161-70. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:45732

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