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Title The Achilles tendon : treatment and rehabilitation / edited by James A. Nunley
Published New York : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xv, 255 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section I: Introduction. Anatomy of the Achilles tendon / Florian Nickisch ; Ultrasound examination of the Achilles tendon / John S. Reach, Jr. and James A. Nunley ; Magnetic resonance imaging of the Achilles tendon / Kush Singh and Clyde A. Helms -- Section II: Acute injuries. Ruptures of the medial gastrocnemius muscle ("Tennis leg") / Joseph Yu and William E. Garrett, Jr. -- Nonoperative management of acute ruptures / Hajo Thermann and Christoph Becher ; Acute repairs of the Achilles tendon by the percutaneous technique / Ansar Mahmood and Nicola Maffulli -- Mini-open repair of acute ruptures / Mathieu Assal ; Formal open repair of the Achilles tendon / Claude T. Moorman III and Maria K.A. Kaseta ; Rehabilitation after acute ruptures of the Achilles tendon / Anish R. Kadakia, Kelly Short PT and Mark S. Myerson -- Section III: Chronic injuries. Treatment of the chronic elongated Achilles tendon with anatomic reconstruction / Beat Hintermann and Markus Knupp ; Treatment of chronic Achilles tendon ruptures with tendon transfers / Andrew M. Ebert and Robert B. Anderson ; Free tissue reconstruction / Kurtis Moyer and L. Scott Levin -- Section IV: Achilles tendinopathy. Noninsertional Achilles tendinopathy: an overview / Mark E. Easley and Ian L.D. Le ; Nonoperative management of Achilles tendinopathy / Justin Paoloni and George A.C. Murrell ; Surgical management of Achilles tendinopathy by percutaneous longitudinal tenotomies / Ansar Mahmood and Nicola Maffulli ; Open debridement of noninsertional Achilles tendinopathy / Mark E. Easley and Ian L.D. Le ; Overview of insertional Achilles tendinopathy / James A. Nunley ; Medial and lateral approaches to insertional Achilles disease / W. Hodges Davis ; Insertional Achilles tendinopathy: the central approach / James A. Nunley and John S. Reach, Jr. ; Treatment of chronic Achilles tendon ruptures with an acellular dermal matrix augmentation / Troy S. Watson and James A. Nunley
Summary This techniques-oriented text is a comprehensive guide to managing Achilles tendon problems. Readers learn the latest less invasive and nonoperative treatment approaches, in addition to traditional treatments, from internationally renowned contributors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Achilles tendon -- Wounds and injuries.
Achilles Tendon -- injuries
Rupture -- rehabilitation
Tendinopathy -- rehabilitation
MEDICAL -- Podiatry.
Achilles tendon -- Wounds and injuries
Tendon calcanéen -- traumatismes.
Rupture -- rééducation et réadaptation.
Tendinopathie -- rééducation et réadaptation.
Tendon d'Achille -- Lésions et blessures.
Form Electronic book
Author Nunley, James A.
ISBN 9780387792064