Achilles tendon ruptures

Von Anish R. Kadakia MD und Robert G. Dekker II MD

What is the optimal treatment?

The optimal treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures has been a subject of debate for many years. The decision to forego nonoperative treatment and elect for surgical repair has been driven by earlier studies showing a lower risk of rerupture with surgery, but at the expense of a higher risk of soft tissue complications including infection and impaired wound healing. weiterlesen