Reconstruction of neglected achilles tendon ruptures with gastrocnemius flaps: excellent results in long-term follow-up


ŞEKER A. , Kara A., Armagan R., Oc Y., Varol A., Sezer H. B.

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.136, no.10, pp.1417-1423, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 136 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-016-2506-9
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1417-1423

Abstract

Repair of the neglected achilles tendon ruptures can be challenging due to retraction of tendon stumps. Different repair and augmentation techniques were described. This study aims to investigate long-term results of neglected achilles tendon rupture repair with gastrocnemius flaps.