Management of Achilles Tendon Rupture Complications.


Journal Article

The management of Achilles tendon rupture complications has always been a challenge. Rerupture, infection, wound problems, suture reaction, weakness as a result of Achilles tendon lengthening, sural nerve injury, and thrombosis are the most common complications in patients who undergo treatment for Achilles tendon rupture. Given the increasing incidence of Achilles tendon rupture, orthopaedic surgeons must understand the basic principles for the management of Achilles tendon rupture and the appropriate techniques to help reduce the rate of complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wang, C; Parekh, SG; Mithani, SK

Published Date

  • February 15, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 67 /

Start / End Page

  • 275 - 282

PubMed ID

  • 31411418

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31411418

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0065-6895


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States