Search Results for "Achilles Tendon Rupture In Cats"

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Original Source: Short- and long-term outcomes of primary Achilles tendon repair in cats: 21 Cases.

Objectives: To evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of surgically repaired Achilles tendons in cats. Methods: Twenty-one cats that underwent surgical repair of Achilles tendon injuries were retrospectively examined. Signalment, type of injury, time from injury to surgery, the surgical repair, complications, and long-term outcomes were recorded. Statistical comparisons were made between traumatic and atraumatic injuries using Student's paired t-tests. Results: Both traumatic and atraumatic causes of di...

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Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Varying the Number of Loops in a Physiological Model.

Numerous suturing techniques have been described to treat Achilles tendon ruptures. No prior studies have evaluated frayed tendon ends on construct strength and whether this allows for less extensile ...

Predictors of Primary Achilles Tendon Ruptures.

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body. The incidence of Achilles tendon ruptures appears to be increasing.

Acute Rupture of the Tibialis Posterior Tendon without Fracture A Case Report.

The acute rupture of the tibialis posterior (TP) tendon, compared to an acute rupture of the Achilles tendon, is a quite uncommon disease to be diagnosed in the emergency department setting. In most c...

A Retrospective Comparative Study With Historical Control to Determine the Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma as Part of Nonoperative Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture.

Knotted Versus Knotless Suture Bridge Repair of the Achilles Tendon Insertion: A Biomechanical Study.

Surgical treatment of insertional Achilles tendinopathy often involves detachment and debridement of the Achilles tendon insertion. A recent study has shown that knotted suture bridge fixation of the ...

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