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Evaluation of surgical repair of neglected cut injury of tendoachilles by muscle slide

Author(s): De Chinmay | Pal A | Banerji D | Raman Rajeev | Biswas Dibyendu

Journal: Indian Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0019-5413

Volume: 40;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 262;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Old cut injury tendo Achilles; primary suture by muscle slide.

Background : Late presentation of cut injury of tendo achilles is common in our country. Management of these cases poses a problem. Method : We present 16 patients of different age groups and both sexes with tear of tendo achilles treated by primary anastomosis of the tendon by muscle slide. Results : In all patients we had excellent to good results. Conclusion : This method gives excellent physio- anatomical correction of such defects.
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