Low Invasive Achilles Tendon Suture in Outpatient Surgery Using Achillon System

Abstract


Experience in treatment of 10 patients with Achilles tendon subcutaneous traumatic rupture is presented. All patients were men aged from 30 to 54 years. Remoteness of injury was under 10 days. All operations were performed using Achillon system. Follow up period made up from 6 months to 2 years. In 9 patients complete restoration of tendon function with good excursion in the suture zone was confirmed by US examination. In 1 patient failed suture in 8 weeks after surgery required an open tendon suturing. Achillon system combines all possibilities of open suture and advantages of low invasive technique and can be recommended to application in outpatient practice.

About the authors

A. S Samkov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


V. T Zeinalov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia

Email: zeinalov_vadim@mail.ru

D. E Panov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


N. A Koryshkov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


K. S Ivanov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


A. S Khodjiev

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


K. A Sobolev

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


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