ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.129, no.8, pp.1093-1101, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
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Achilles tendon rupture, Surgical procedure, Percutaneous repair, Endoscopy control, NONOPERATIVE TREATMENT, OPERATIVE TREATMENT, OPEN REPAIR, NONSURGICAL TREATMENT, SURGICAL REPAIR, MANAGEMENT, ANKLE, IMMOBILIZATION, METAANALYSIS, MOTION
A prospective study of modified percutaneous Achilles tendon repair performed between 1999 and 2005 under local infiltration anesthesia is presented; the study evaluated the results of percutaneous repair technique by visualization of the synovia under endoscopic control, followed by early functional postoperative treatment for surgical intervention of acute Achilles tendon ruptures.