Dual Fixation of Calcaneal Tuberosity Avulsion with Concomitant Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Novel Hybrid Technique

Fracture of the calcaneal tuberosity with a concomitant Achilles tendon rupture presents a difficult challenge for the treating surgeon. The ultimate goal of treatment is to restore function of both the gastrocnemius-soleus complex and the Achilles tendon. This particular subset of fractures occurs...

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Main Authors: Gautham Prabhakar, Nicholas Kusnezov, Nicholas Rensing, Amr Abdelgawad
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2017-01-01
Series:Case Reports in Orthopedics
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/9150538