Surgical treatment of achilles tendon ruptures: the comparison of open and percutaneous methods in a rabbit model


Yilmaz G., Doral M. N. , TURHAN E., DÖNMEZ G., Atay A. O. , Kaya D.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.20, no.5, pp.311-318, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2014.42716
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.311-318
  • Keywords: Achilles tendon, open repair, percutaneous repair, NONOPERATIVE TREATMENT, CONTROLLED-TRIALS, OPEN REPAIR, REHABILITATION, MANAGEMENT, COLLAGEN

Abstract

BACKGROUND: This study was intended to investigate the healing properties of open and percutaneous techniques in a rabbit model and compare histological, electron microscopical, and biomechanical findings of the healed tendon between the groups.