Comparison of the open primary repair with augmentation and without augmentation in acute achilles tendon rupture


Ocguder D. A. , DOĞAN M. , Bektaser S. B. , Akgun E., Tolunay T., UĞURLU M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.41, no.4, pp.639-646, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1003-699
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.639-646

Abstract

Aim: To compare the clinical and the functional efficiency of 2 surgical methods that are used in open primary repair of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: one that utilizes the augmentation of the plantaris tendon and one that does not.