Outcomes of Flexor Digitorum Longus (FDL) Tendon Transfer in the Treatment of Achilles Tendon Disorders

Publication date: Available online 19 December 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Cesar de Cesar Netto, Apisan Chinanuvathana, Lucas Furtado da Fonseca, Eric J. Dein, Eric W. Tan, Lew Charles Schon Background In patients with chronic Achilles tendon disorders, Achilles tendon debridement can be supplemented with a tendon transfer, with the flexor hallucis longus tendon (FHL) transfer representing the most common used technique

Publication date: Available online 19 December 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Cesar de Cesar Netto, Apisan Chinanuvathana, Lucas Furtado da Fonseca, Eric J. Dein, Eric W. Tan, Lew Charles Schon Background In patients with chronic Achilles tendon disorders, Achilles tendon debridement can be supplemented with a tendon transfer, with the flexor hallucis longus tendon (FHL) transfer representing the most common used technique

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Outcomes of Flexor Digitorum Longus (FDL) Tendon Transfer in the Treatment of Achilles Tendon Disorders