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2021 May 06

ANZ J Surg

Chronic Achilles tendon rupture: a novel modification of surgical technique described by El Shewy.


Gunaratne R, Chong Y C, Heng Y, Hahn J, Lek J, Randazzo A, Brankov B
ANZ J Surg. 2021 May 06.
PMID: 33956383.


Chronic Achilles tendon rupture is commonly defined as a rupture presenting 6 weeks after the time of injury and operative management is recommended. This research aims to describe a novel modified surgical technique in the repair of chronic Achilles tendon rupture and to report the result of this technique.