Absorbable sutures associated with reduced Achilles tendon repair complications

Use of absorbable sutures limited the incidence of most surgical complications in Achilles tendon repair compared with nonabsorbable sutures. However, functional outcomes were not significantly different for the two treatments, according to results presented recently.

Use of absorbable sutures limited the incidence of most surgical complications in Achilles tendon repair compared with nonabsorbable sutures. However, functional outcomes were not significantly different for the two treatments, according to results presented recently.

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Absorbable sutures associated with reduced Achilles tendon repair complications