Percutaneous suturing of the ruptured Achilles tendon with endoscopic control


Doral M. N. , Bozkurt M., Turhan E., AYVAZ M., Atay O. A. , ÜZÜMCÜGİL A., ...More

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.129, no.8, pp.1093-1101, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 129 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-009-0880-2
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1093-1101

Abstract

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.