Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in Clinical Practice
Maffuli, Nicola, Easley, Mark (Eds.)
2013, VIII, 80 p. 38 illus., 28 illus. in color.
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Concise explanation of achilles tendon disorders and the accompanying MIS procedure
Clear and highly detailed guide to surgical techniques and complication (advice on how to avoid) and post operative management details
Detailed radiographs, diagrams, and intra-operative pictures will clearly illustrate the procedures described
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in Clinical Practice is a collection of procedures presented by experts and pioneers in foot and ankle surgery who share an interest in developing less invasive methods of treating disorders of the foot and ankle. The rate of complications of traditional surgery is extremely high: in the management of tendinopathy, traditional techniques result in 10% of patients experiencing a complication related to skin healing. It is therefore not surprising that less invasive techniques have been advocated.
This book will serve as an excellent pocket reference when repairing disorders of the Achilles and aimed general orthopedic surgeons and specialist who require a useful easy reference for these procedures.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Achilles - Minimally Invasive - Surgery - Tendon
1 Endoscopic assisted percutaneous Achilles tendon repair.- 2 Percutaneous repair of acute Achilles tendon ruptures.- 3 Minimally invasive semitendinosus tendon graft augmentation for reconstruction of chronic tears of the Achilles tendon.- 4 Minimally invasive Achilles tendon reconstruction using the peroneus brevis tendon graft.- 5 Free hamstrings tendon transfer and interference screw fixation for less invasive reconstruction of chronic avulsions of the Achilles tendon.- 6 Percutaneous longitudinal tenotomies for chronic Achilles tendinopathy.- 7 Minimally invasive stripping for chronic Achilles tendinopathy.