ISAKOS: Achilles tendon rupture: No increase in re-rupture in non-operative treatment
Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: The Debate Continues
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12 studies evaluating a total of 1074 patients suffering from acute Achilles tendon ruptures were included in this analysis, comparing operative and non-operative treatment. Results indicated there is no increase in the incidence of re-rupture with non-operative treatment. In addition, it was also noted that the use of functional walking boots provided better results than closed casts following tr...
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