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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2012, vol. 18, book 1
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 242-245
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2012181.242
Published online: 23 April 2012

J of IMAB 2012; 18(1):242-245
Martin Barnev, Pavlin Apostolov, Petar Milkov
Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, MBAL “Saint Anna” Hospital - Varna, Bulgaria.

We present clinical study of 68 patients / male, mean age 38.5 yr / s applied early loading and functional treatment following percutaneous suture of Achilles tendon. Postoperatively were followed clinically and sonographic 3-6-12 meters of the results defined / visual analog scale / VSA in the score. In all patients, there are normal physical activity without significant differences in the mobility of the ankle joint. Not seen repeated ruptures. We agree that early mobilization and functional treatment did not increase the risk of reruptured and leads to excellent early function parameters of plantar flexione.

Key words: percutaneous suture, functional treatment and protocol.

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Please cite this article as: Barnev M, Apostolov P, Milkov P. Postoperative rehabilitation protocol after MPSH / modified percutaneаl suture / of Achilles tendon. J of IMAB. 2012; 18(1):242-245; doi: 10.5272/jimab.2012181.242

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Accepted for publication: 14 June 2011
Issue published online: 23 April 2012

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