Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in Clinical Practice

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Nicola Maffuli, Mark Easley
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 3, 2012 - Medical - 80 pages
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Minimally Invasive Surgery for the achilles tendon represents a novel approach to treatment of orthopedic problems in the Achilles tendon. The gradual change of philosophy in the management of ankle surgery means that patients require a less invasive approach to surgery and a consequent improvement in recovery time. Describing the techniques and, importantly, the indications for minimally invasive procedures for the management of achilles tendon ailments, this book explains the management of various conditions and how they can be approached using minimally invasive techniques.This handbook provides an instant reference source for specialists and trainees alike, for those needing a ‘to the point’ companion when performing when treating disorders of the achilles tendon.

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Nicola Maffulli MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth), FFSEM Centre Lead and Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry William Harvey Research Institute Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Mile End Hospital 275 Bancroft Road London E1 4DG England

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