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Rupture of the Achilles tendon treated by a simple operative procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6759399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A subcutaneous suture technique for repair of closed rupture of the Achilles tendon first reported in 1977 is described again. The use of the technique in Aberdeen is compared with cases treated in plaster during the same 2-year-period. Although the total in the series is only 35, the results appear to indicate that the subcutaneous suture technique improves the power of plantar flexion without significant post-operative complications.
Authors:
D I Rowley; T R Scotland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Injury     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0020-1383     ISO Abbreviation:  Injury     Publication Date:  1982 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-03-11     Completed Date:  1983-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226040     Medline TA:  Injury     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Achilles Tendon / injuries*,  surgery
Adult
Aged
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Rupture / surgery
Suture Techniques

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