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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 3

Surgical management of closed tendoachilles ruptures and evaluation of results

Author(s): Dr. Suresh Padya, Gopisetty Chaitanya Kishore, Sai Veerla, Prakash Mukara and Mahesh
Abstract: 

Conclusion: Ruptures were most common in patients with heel pain with trivial and blunt injury mostly degenerative tears. Most ruptures occurred in Zone I. Both Flexor hallucis longus and Peroneus brevis transfers yielded good to excellent results in chronic ruptures >4 weeks old, and with >3cm gap. End to End repair yielded good to excellent result with <4 weeks old and defects less than 3 cm.

Pages: 317-319  |  757 Views  36 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suresh Padya, Gopisetty Chaitanya Kishore, Sai Veerla, Prakash Mukara, Mahesh. Surgical management of closed tendoachilles ruptures and evaluation of results. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(3):317-319. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i3e.59
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences