Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Asia Pacific)

Register      Login

VOLUME 2 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2015 ) > List of Articles


Percutaneous Repair for the Treatment of Rupture of the Achilles Tendon: A Study of 20 Cases

Gautam D Salunkhe

Citation Information : Salunkhe GD. Percutaneous Repair for the Treatment of Rupture of the Achilles Tendon: A Study of 20 Cases. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2015; 2 (2):51-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1030

Published Online: 01-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


PDF Share
  1. Percutaneous repair of acute closed ruptured Achilles tendon. Clin Orthop Rel Res 1977 Oct; 128:247-255.
  2. percutaneous repair of acute rupture of the achilles tendon. Minimally invasive surgery in orthopedics. Springer Science, Business Media LLC; 2010. Chap 40, 335-364.
  3. Percutaneous repair of the ruptures Achilles tendon. JBJS Br 1999;81-B5:877-880.
  4. Percutaneous repair of Achilles tendon. Surgeon II 2013;14-19.
  5. Percutaneous versus open Achilles tendon repair. Foot ankle Int 2004 Apr;25(4):215-218.
  6. percutaneous and open surgical repairs of achilles tendon ruptures: a comparative study. Am J Sports Med 1990;18(2):188-195.
  7. Functional outcome of percutaneous achilles repair. Orthop J Sports Med 2013 Jan-Jun. Available at:
  8. percutaneous repair of acute achilles tendon rupture. Foot Ankle Int 2004 Apr;25(4):219-224.
  9. percutaneous vs open repair of the ruptured achilles tendon: a prospective randomized controlled study: Foot Ankle Int 2001;22(7):559-565.
  10. early functional treatment versus early immobilization in tension of the musculo-tendinous unit after achilles rupture repair. J Trauma 2003 Jun;54(6):1171-1180.
  11. AAOS clinical practice guideline: acute achilles tendon rupture: J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2010;18(8):511-513.
  12. Accelerated rehabilitation following achilles tendon repair after acute rupture. J Injury 2014;45(11):1782-1790.
  13. percutaneous repair of achilles tendon rupture. Immobilization versus functional postoperative treatment. Clin Orthop Rel Res 1997;341:113-122.
  14. Surgical interventions for treating acute achilles tendon ruptures. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2010 Sep 8;9(CD 003674).
  15. value of sonography to monitor the course of achilles tendon rupture after treatment. Unfallchirurg 2003 Jul;106(7):556-560.
  16. percutaneous versus open repair of the ruptured achilles tendon. Am J Sports Med 2005;33(9):1369-1379.
  17. Achilles tendon after percutaneous surgical repair: serial MRI observation of uncomplicated healing. Am J Roentegen 2007 Nov;189(5):1169-1174.
  18. percutaneous achilles tendon repair combined with real-time sonography. Isr Med Assoc J 2007 Feb;9(2):83-85.
  19. the cost effectiveness of open versus percutaneous repair. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2013 Jun;21(6):1361-1368.
  20. the repair of the achilles tendon rupture: comparison of two percutaneous techniques. Strat Traum Limb Recon 2011;6:147-154.
  21. isokinetic strength and endurance after percutaneous and open surgical repair of achilles tendon ruptures. Foot Ankle int 2005;26(4):286-290.
  22. is percutaneous repair better than open repair in acute achilles tendon rupture? Clin Orthop Rel Res 2012 Apr;470(4):988-1003.
  23. retrospective analysis of mini-open versus open repair for acute achilles tendon ruptures. Foot Ankle Spec 2013;8(1):15-20.
  24. A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials comparing conventional to minimally invasive approaches for repair of an achilles tendon rupture. Foot Ankle Surg 2011;17:211-217.
  25. Achilles tendon rupture. Is casting enough? Postgrad Med 1995 Sep;98(30):145-152.
  26. Achilles tendon recurrent rupture following surgical repair. Foot ankle Surg 2009;15(3):152-154.
  27. Avoiding sural nerve injuries during percutaneous achilles tendon repair. Am J Sports Med 2006;34(5):793-798.
  28. is percutaneous repair of the achilles tendon a safe technique? Acta Orthop Belg 2006 Apr; 72(2):179-183.
PDF Share
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.