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Volume:4 Issue:12 Number:28 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #8211
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Achilles debridement with/without FHL tendon transfer for tendinopathy: 1 year assessment


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OrthoEvidence. Achilles debridement with/without FHL tendon transfer for tendinopathy: 1 year assessment. ACE Report. 2015;4(12):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8211

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Surgical Treatment of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy With or Without Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Transfer: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Sep;36(9):998-1005

Contributing Authors: KJ Hunt BE Cohen WH Davis RB Anderson CP Jones

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Synopsis

49 patients over the age of 50 undergoing surgical treatment for chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy were randomly assigned to receive Achilles debridement alone or in conjunction with a flexor hallucis longus (FHL) tendon transfer. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the addition of FHL tendon transfer to the conventional Achilles debridement procedure further reduced pain an...

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