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Ruptured Achilles tendon--preliminary results of a new treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3370404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The preliminary results of a new treatment of ruptured Achilles tendons are presented. The new treatment consists of a new tendon suture and a new post-operative cast in which it is possible to make non-weight bearing movements of the ankle immediately after the operation. This makes it possible to walk the day after the operation, causes very little discomfort during the time in a cast, gives a quick return to normal mobility with normal plantar flexion strength and makes it possible to resume sport at the same level as before the injury.
Authors:
R Cetti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of sports medicine     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0306-3674     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Sports Med     Publication Date:  1988 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-07-13     Completed Date:  1988-07-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0432520     Medline TA:  Br J Sports Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Bispebjerg University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Achilles Tendon / injuries*,  surgery
Adult
Athletic Injuries / surgery
Casts, Surgical*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Random Allocation
Rupture
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