Achilles Tendon Lengthening

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Efthimios J. Karadimas


Neuromuscular diseases Neuromuscular diseases


Neuromuscular Disease Interrupted Suture Hospital Protocol Tendon Thickness Ankle Joint Stiffness 
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Further Reading

  1. Chen L, Greisberg J. Achilles lengthening procedures. Foot Ankle Clin. 2009;14(4):627–37.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Schweinberger MH, Roukis TS. Surgical correction of soft-­tissue ankle equinus contracture. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2008;25(4):571–85.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Meszaros A, Caudell G. The surgical management of equinus in the adult acquired flatfoot. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2007;24(4):667–85.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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