Comparison between tenocutaneous suture and Kessler suture techniques in treating acute closed Achilles tendon rupture

Publication date: Available online 9 January 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Wen-Ge Ding , huan Li , Ya-Ping Zhu , Zhi-wei Liu OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of tenocutaneous suture and conventional Kessler suture techniques in treating acute closed Achilles tendon rupture. METHODS: A total of 33 patients with acute closed Achilles tendon rupture who were admitted to our hospital from February 1998 to December 2008 underwent repair with either a tenocutaneous suture or Kessler suture technique.

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Comparison between tenocutaneous suture and Kessler suture techniques in treating acute closed Achilles tendon rupture

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