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Minimally invasive Achilles tendon surgery reduces complications

Brian Frias was rounding second base and heading to third when he heard a sharp snap in his Achilles tendon.

Attention runners: Achilles can handle 'ups and downs' better than you think

(Brigham Young University) A study authored by BYU researchers reveals great news about the Achilles heel: the Achilles tendon is capable of adapting to uphill and downhill running better than previou...

Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 -- The Achilles tendon can handle downhill running better than previously thought, says a study that offers good news for distance runners. The key is to transition gradually to...

Better healing for your Achilles' heel -- literally

In most surgeries, damaged tissue is cleaned out before surgeons make the necessary repairs. However, a new minimally-invasive surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon actually uses the damaged tissue...

Tendon injury: from biology to tendon repair

Tendon disorders are common and are a major cause of musculoskeletal pain, but the development of effective therapies requires detailed knowledge of the biology of this mechanosensitive musculoskeleta...

Possible Infectious Causes of Spontaneous Splenic Rupture

Could a recent cat-bite have been the precipitating cause of this patient's splenic rupture? Journal of Medical Case Reports

Killer cats linked to local extinctions

Feral cats (Felis sylvestris catus) play a significant role in the extinction of small mammals in Australia's tropical savannah, and until the cats are controlled, researchers fear another wave of ext...

Domestic Cats' Genes Made Them Purrfect Companions

MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 -- Millions of Americans gladly offer their house cats free food, affection and a life of ease. Now, a new investigation of feline DNA suggests why. "Cats, unlike dogs, are reall...

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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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