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Outcome of Percutaneous Fixation of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures.

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Summary of "Outcome of Percutaneous Fixation of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures."

Conservative treatment of an acute Achilles rupture remains a viable and acceptable option as does surgical fixation, with open and percutaneous repair consisting the main operative techniques. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes and complication rates of open versus percutaneous surgical procedures.

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Name: Foot & ankle international
ISSN: 1944-7876
Pages: 1071100718757971

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