Endosopic Achilles tendon augmentation with a graft loop anatomic and radiologic study

Publication year: 2011 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 17, Issue 3, September 2011, Pages 173-177 Ossama El Shazly, Maged M. Abou ElSoud, Ahmed Desouky BackgroundMini-invasive techniques are commonly used for repair of tendon Achilles (TA) rupture. However, the use of these techniques is limited when graft augmentation is needed.MethodA radiological study was conducted on 18 normal ankles using multi-slice CT scan with soft tissue reconstruction to determine the endoscopic landmarks for Achilles tendon insertion.

Publication year: 2011 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 17, Issue 3, September 2011, Pages 173-177 Ossama El Shazly, Maged M. Abou ElSoud, Ahmed Desouky BackgroundMini-invasive techniques are commonly used for repair of tendon Achilles (TA) rupture. However, the use of these techniques is limited when graft augmentation is needed.MethodA radiological study was conducted on 18 normal ankles using multi-slice CT scan with soft tissue reconstruction to determine the endoscopic landmarks for Achilles tendon insertion.

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