Achilles tendon

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Synonyms for Achilles tendon

a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf

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However, in their operatively treated group they also reported a 4% rerupture rate, one case of Achilles tendon contracture, a 34% occurrence of DVT detected by colour duplex sonography, two infections, 1 deep and 1 superficial, and finally, thirteen patients (26%) with complaints concerning the scar.
Achilles tendon ruptures are encountered in middle-aged adults who remained athletes.
Research results now surprisingly show that the Achilles tendon remains the same throughout adult life.
Pain occurs in the tendon when walking especially up hill or up stairs and pain and stiffness are patent in the Achilles tendon especially in the morning or after rest.
The mean age of those affected by achilles tendon disorders has been reported to range between 30 and 50 years (16-18), with data suggesting males are affected to a greater extent than females (16).
There is no single uniformly accepted surgical technique for repair of ruptured Achilles tendon (Leppilahti and Orava, 1998).
The major Achilles tendon defect is noticeable, as well as the lesion of the sural nerve and the small saphenous vein.
The Achilles tendon of the right hind limb was exposed under deep anesthetic surgery using combinations of acepromazine maleate (0.
To compare the clinical and sonographical findings of Achilles tendon involvement in newly diagnosed (disease duration less than 6 months) and established psoriatic patients (disease duration greater than 5years).
A MARKETING executive had plenty of time to research the launch of her company after she tripped and snapped the Achilles tendon in her leg when celebrating an award.
In ancient Homo sapiens, as in people today, a short lower heel stretched the Achilles tendon taut, say anthropologist David Raichlen of the University of Arizona in Tucson and his colleagues.
Summary: David Beckham says he is doing well after an operation on his ruptured Achilles tendon.
HELSINKI: David Beckham has thanked the surgeon who operated on his Achilles tendon and said he was looking forward to returning to full fitness as soon as possible.
I am suffering from tendonosis in the left Achilles tendon.
The Coventry City forward was carried off with a suspected ruptured Achilles tendon, which, if confirmed, will require surgery and a recovery of anything up to nine months.