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Diagnosis and treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture. J Am Acad Orthop Surg.
Rerupture rate after early weightbearing in operative versus conservative treatment of Achilles tendon ruptures: a meta-analysis.
Muscle synergism during isometric plantar flexion in achilles tendon rupture patients and in normal subjects revealed by velocity-encoded cine phase-contrast MRI.
Sintenie, "Results of surgical versus non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture," International Orthopaedics, vol.
The research was made for 6 months on 2 professional footballers with Achilles tendon rupture, aged 24, respectively 27 years old.
Surgical repair of Achilles tendon rupture in dogs: a review of the literature, a case report and new perspectives.
But he missed their win over Catalans Dragons at the new Wembley a year ago with an Achilles tendon rupture and, after failing to appear in any of the four rounds of the cup so far this year because of various injuries, was in serious doubt for Saturday's duel with Hull.
By and large, tendons may be injured in one of three ways: Acute trauma, which is a sudden event that causes serious damage to a previously normal tendon; chronic overuse injury, which amounts to cumulative damage from repetitive, micro-tear-causing stress that compromises the ability of a tendon to withstand tension; and sudden trauma brought on by repetitive overuse, as in an Achilles tendon rupture, which most often shows evidence of lesser injury prior to the rupture.
The potential for spontaneous Achilles tendon rupture is of particular concern, Dr.
One look, and he told me to call my physician and tell him I had a second opinion from a doctor who said I had a total Achilles tendon rupture.
Hamersley points to a recent hoop-it-up 3-on-3 in Indianapolis, where there was "just about every injury," including five ACL injuries ("blown-out knees") and an Achilles tendon rupture.
Westlin, "Increasing incidence of Achilles tendon rupture," Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, vol.
The Achilles tendon typically fails by the same mechanism [7], though there are no reports to date of simultaneous tuberosity avulsion and complete Achilles tendon rupture. We present a case of a displaced calcaneal tuberosity avulsion with concomitant Achilles tendon rupture necessitating repair at the time of fracture fixation and discuss a novel hybrid technique of dual fixation that helps to increase the stability of the fracture fixation and alleviate the stresses exerted by the pull of the Achilles tendon.