Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in Clinical Practice

Editors: Maffuli, Nicola, Easley, Mark (Eds.)

  • ​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​
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​Minimally Invasive Surgery for the achilles tendon represents a novel approach to treatment of orthopedic problems in the Achilles tendon. The gradual change of philosophy in the management of ankle surgery means that patients require a less invasive approach to surgery and a  consequent improvement in recovery time. Describing the techniques and, importantly, the indications for minimally invasive procedures for the management of achilles tendon ailments, this book explains the management of various conditions and how they can be approached using minimally invasive techniques.This handbook provides an instant reference source for specialists and trainees alike, for those needing a ‘to the point’ companion when performing when treating disorders of the achilles tendon.​

About the authors

Nicola Maffulli MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth), FFSEM Centre Lead and Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry William Harvey Research Institute Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Mile End Hospital 275 Bancroft Road London E1 4DG England

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“This concise booklet … addresses a variation on the theme of minimally invasive alternatives to treat Achilles tendon problems in each of its seven chapters. … The audience is clinicians, particularly surgeons who take care of patients with Achilles tendon disorders. Residents in training will also benefit by learning about all options for treatment for Achilles injuries … . within the field of foot and ankle surgery and for surgeons who care for patients with Achilles tendon injuries, this is a must read.” (Mark R. Hutchinson, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2013)


Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Endoscopic Assisted Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair

    Doral, Mahmut Nedim (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Percutaneous Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: The Maffulli Procedure

    Maffulli, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 15-23

  • Minimally Invasive Semitendinosus Tendon Graft Augmentation for Reconstruction of Chronic Tears of the Achilles Tendon

    Maffulli, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 25-33

  • Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Reconstruction Using the Peroneus Brevis Tendon Graft

    Maffulli, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 35-44

  • Free Hamstrings Tendon Transfer and Interference Screw Fixation for Less Invasive Reconstruction of Chronic Avulsions of the Achilles Tendon

    Maffulli, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 45-53

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in Clinical Practice
Editors
  • Nicola Maffuli
  • Mark Easley
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-4498-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-4498-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-4497-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 80
Number of Illustrations and Tables
10 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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