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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 3

V-Y Myotendinous advancement augmented with peroneus brevis transfer for management of chronic massive Achilles tendon rupture

Author(s): Mohamed A Abdelsalam and Mohammed M Mansour
Abstract: 

Methods: Over 24 months follow up, 11 patients with chronic Achilles tendon rupture with a gap length more the 6 cm were treated by V-Y advancement Myotendinous flab augmented with peroneus brevis tendon transfer.

Conclusions: V-Y Myotendinous advancement augmented with peroneusbrevis transfer is an effective method for management of chronic Achilles tendon rupture with gap length more than 6 cm.

Pages: 371-376  |  786 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohamed A Abdelsalam, Mohammed M Mansour. V-Y Myotendinous advancement augmented with peroneus brevis transfer for management of chronic massive Achilles tendon rupture. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(3):371-376. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i3f.65
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences