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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

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.