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Synthetic Graft Augmentation (Polyurethane Urea) for Reconstruction of Peroneal Tendon Injury

  • Steven K. NeufeldEmail author
  • Daniel J. Cuttica
  • Syed H. Hussain
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Abstract

Biomaterials such as polyurethane urea can be utilized for augmentation and reconstruction of peroneal tendon tears. They provide mechanical strength during the acute healing phase while permitting anatomical mechanical loading and remodeling into organized functional tissue.

Keywords

Artelon Polyurethane urea Biomaterials Synthetic graft 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven K. Neufeld
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel J. Cuttica
    • 1
  • Syed H. Hussain
    • 2
  1. 1.The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle CenterCenter for Advanced OrthopedicsFalls ChurchUSA
  2. 2.Wake OrthopaedicsRaleighUSA

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