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Ankle Replacement

Minimal soft tissue dissection, careful suture placement are keys to limited incision repair of acute midsubstance Achilles tendon rupture

Minimal soft tissue dissection, careful suture placement are keys to limited incision repair of acute midsubstance Achilles tendon rupture

Acute midsubstance Achilles tendon ruptures, an increasingly common athletic injury in patients 30 years to 50 years old, can result in significant functional limitation and decreased quality of life. The management of these injuries is controversial, with no consensus in the literature regarding the use of surgical treatment or optimal repair technique.

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